Posted on 26th Oct, 2015 by Jonathan Peach
Buses are used by millions of commuters every year in the UK, carrying people through heavily populated areas and busy roads at all times of the day. As a result, the role of the driver comes with real responsibility. One of the primary responsibilities for any driver is to ensure the safety of his passengers. While this is achieved in the majority of journeys, there is always the small chance that something, whether through human error or a technical malfunction, could happen.
Posted on 19th Oct, 2015 by Jonathan Peach
Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB) technology is one of the most important safety technologies to be introduced in recent years. With UK roads busier than ever, the risk of accidents are at an all time high too – failure to brake being one of the causes behind such accidents. In today’s blog we’re going to look at why AEB has become so important and why it’s great addition to your vehicle alongside VT BrakeSafe.
Posted on 12th Oct, 2015 by Jonathan Peach
LGV and HGV accidents are commonly reported in the news. From crashes, resulting from blindspots, to incidents occurring as a result of failed brakes, or failure to apply the handbrake – there are plenty of risk factors. In today’s blog we’re taking a closer look at one of the most devastating stories reported in the news this year and showing you just how you can avoid becoming victim yourself.
Posted on 5th Oct, 2015 by Jonathan Peach
Road casualty statistics, released by the Government in September, revealed a fall in the number of fatal accidents involving HGVs. In fact, the number of fatal incidents fell by 3.5% in 2014, to a figure 43% lower than a decade ago. While this is great news for other road users and cyclist safety, there’s still plenty we can do to continue improving on this statistic in 2016 and beyond.