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New changes to road sign legislation can benefit cyclist safety

Posted on 27th Apr, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

New changes to road sign legislation can benefit cyclist safety

On the 22nd April, new legislation came into place allowing local authorities to make their own decisions on how many speed limit signs are required. Rather than place speed limit signs arbitrarily, local councils will have the power to remove unnecessary signs and keep the most relevant signs so that drivers know the limits that apply. This new measure is just one of several measures coming into effect that may well be beneficial to cyclist safety.

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Official Launch of BrakeSafe by Vision Techniques at CV Show 2016

Posted on 21st Apr, 2016 by Dominic Benabda

Vision Techniques, vehicle safety experts for over 25 years, are officially launching their failsafe handbraking system at the CV Show this year.

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Safety Day by Vision Techniques an ‘Overwhelming Success’

Posted on 20th Apr, 2016 by Dominic Benabda

Vehicle safety experts Vision Techniques held their first ever safety day last week, attracting over eighty people to see live demonstrations of their new safety systems and q&a sessions with the sales and technical team.

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How important is driver welfare?

Posted on 15th Apr, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

How important is driver welfare

Looking after employees’ welfare is of upmost importance to all businesses, but what about when a driver is unfit for work? Every year, accidents occur as a result of a driver being unfit for work – due to health issues. While a driver should always update their employer of any changes to their health, which might affect their job, this doesn’t always happen.

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What are the dangers when reversing?

Posted on 11th Apr, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

What are the dangers when reversing

Did you know that nearly 25% of all deaths involving vehicles at work occur as a result of a reversing? What’s more, in scenarios where other individuals aren’t involved, serious damage can occur to the vehicle and property that’s been reversed into – causing yet another headache for fleets and businesses.

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Why blind spots are an issue

Posted on 1st Apr, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

Why blind spots are an issue

There are many factors that contribute to accidents on Britain’s roads – blind spots being one of the biggest culprits, especially where cyclists, pedestrians, and other roads users are involved.

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