Mayor launches road-safety first

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Mayor launches road-safety first

The Mayor launched a world-first in the capital.

From today HGV drivers using London's roads without specific safety features will be fined more than five hundred pounds, if their vehicles fail a direct vision test.

It's aimed at protecting cyclists and pedestrians.

There have been some questions over the new scheme.

The Freight Transport Association says the direct vision standard is a "limited and expensive intervention".

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