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TfL Video Highlights Danger Of Misjudging Your Blind Spot

Posted on 29th Mar, 2014 by Jonathan Peach

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A new video released by Transport for London (TfL) has shown exactly how easily a cyclist, or even a group of cyclists can appear invisible in the side mirror.

Spotting cyclists is a major concern for all drivers but especially those behind the wheel of HGVs and haulage vehicles. The results of not spotting a cyclist before a manoeuvre can be fatal, and it now seems that staying vigilant may be more difficult than first thought.

Cyclists are warned not to cycle up along the inside of HGVs but this doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. It does, and it is a driver’s responsibility to remain vigilant of all hidden dangers.

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A Simple Solution To Cycling Safely

Posted on 24th Mar, 2014 by Jonathan Peach

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This week on the Vision Techniques blog, we take a look at a deceptively simple invention that could be set to revolutionise cyclist safety here in the UK.

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Cyclists: an almost invisible danger?

Posted on 16th Mar, 2014 by Jonathan Peach

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A recent survey of almost 18,000 drivers by the AA and research and strategy consultancy Populus, has revealed that up to 93% of motorists find it hard to spot cyclists while out and about on the roads.

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As UK Congestion Worsens, Don’t Let Unsafe Road Users Endanger Your Fleet

Posted on 7th Mar, 2014 by Jonathan Peach

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With drivers in the capital spending 82 hours and counting stuck in traffic jams last year – 10 hours more than in 2012 – it’s little surprise that unsafe manoeuvres are something that we all need to be vigilant about.

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Cyclist follows Sat Nav down M25

Posted on 4th Mar, 2014 by Jonathan Peach

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A bumbling cyclist found his way on to the M25 in Surrey last week after following instructions on his smartphone Sat Nav.

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The new TurnSafe range: Alarm, Sensor & Camera

Posted on 3rd Mar, 2014 by Dominic Benabda

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Over the past six months the media has put a spotlight on cyclist safety in busy city centres and one outcome has been the introduction of the safer lorry scheme.

We’ve been working at improving our range of cyclist awareness and detection systems to create a full selection of products that will help reduce the amount of accidents when driving in city centres.

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VT Live works on tablet and mobile devices

Posted on 3rd Mar, 2014 by Dominic Benabda

This month we’re pleased to announce that you can now use VT Live™, our live streaming digital recording system on your PC, laptop and now tablet and mobile device.

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2014 Events: bigger and better than ever

Posted on 3rd Mar, 2014 by Dominic Benabda

2014 will be our biggest and best event season to date, as we’ll be exhibiting in bigger and better stands and attending more events than ever before.

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Did you know we’re FTA partners?

Posted on 3rd Mar, 2014 by Dominic Benabda

We’re proud to be Van Excellence partners of the FTA, and have worked hard to support and enhance standards of van operators and represent the interests of the van industry.

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VT Live/VT Gold SD Server Maintenance

Posted on 3rd Mar, 2014 by Dominic Benabda

We have scheduled a maintenance window between the hours of 16:00 and 18:00 on 3rd March to carryout essential maintenance. 

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