The construction of a project the size of HS2 will require the removal and delivery of large quantities of materials throughout the main construction phase along the line of the route.
Vehicle safety requirements, above the legal minimum standards, will be adopted to protect vulnerable road users.
Vehicles failing to comply with the requirements will not be allowed on HS2 work sites, and drivers would be subject to suspension from all HS2 work sites.
Vehicles over 3.5 tonnes regulalry attending any HS2 work site, as well as complying with all legal regulations and standards, will be required to have the following safety equipment fitted and in full working order at the start of each working day.
Vehicles over 7.5 tonnes used for the movement of mass spoil material must also have a four-way or 360° camera system fitted that can store up to two weeks worth of data, which may be viewed by the Principal Contractor on a 'just cause' basis.
"HS2 will require the Principal Contractors to demonstrate how the supply chain will adopt additional innovation or technology to remove the blind spots and under-running. This could include retrofitting LGVs with doors which provides for improved visibility."
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