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This briefing summarises a study by a research team from the Design School at Loughborough University for Transport for London (TfL) and Transport & Environment (T&E) on how lorry direct vision could be improved. Taking account of the proposed law changes, it analyses and develops an existing 80cm longer cab concept with a curved nose. The ‘direct vision concept’ has a smaller dashboard, expanded glazed areas in the passenger door and the right corner of the cab, and a slightly lower driver position. Combined, these small design changes would increase the driver’s field of view by 50%, reduce deadly blind spots and potentially save hundreds of lives.