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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Another accolade for BrakeSafe at Fleet Safety Awards

Posted on 30th Sep, 2016 by Dominic Benabda

Vision Techniques attended the Fleet Safety Awards with their new system BrakeSafe that was highly recommended for the Innovation Award.

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Fourth event planned following the great Success of previous Safety Days

Posted on 29th Sep, 2016 by Dominic Benabda

Vision Techniques has held three days so far that have been greatly successful and a fourth Safety Day is planned in the Midlands on 13th October 2016.

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Vision Techniques sponsoring an award and nominated for another at Fleet Safety Awards 2016

Posted on 29th Sep, 2016 by Dominic Benabda

Vision Techniques are sponsoring the Global Road Safety Award and have been nominated for the Innovation Award with BrakeSafe.

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Vehicle safety technology safeguarding against incidents

Posted on 26th Sep, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

Vehicle safety technology safeguarding against incidents

A road accident can be life changing. If you operate a vehicle for a job, it can affect future job prospects. It can also impact your health and safety, license points and lead to hefty fines. The risk of accidents can be decreased, however, with the use of vehicle safety technology. With cameras offering an extra set of eyes and other safety systems alerting other road users, it’s easy to improve your driving and road safety.

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Can reversing cameras improve bus and coach transport?

Posted on 19th Sep, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

Can reversing cameras improve bus and coach transport?

Each year, reversing is the cause of accidents and fatalities on Britain’s roads. In fact, figures produced by the Association of British Insurers suggest that approximately 17% of accidents involve reversing. Furthermore, HSE data indicates that 25% of deaths at work occur when a vehicle is reversing. Reversing-related accidents don’t just cause injury and death; they can also cause costly damage to vehicles and premises.

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How do longer vehicles affect vehicle and cyclist safety?

Posted on 12th Sep, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

How do longer vehicles affect vehicle and cyclist safety

Since 2012, there has been an on-going trial to assess the use, safety and viability of longer trailers. The pilot scheme, being monitored by the DfT, involves the use of HGV trailers that are 2.05m longer than the current standard. The benefits include the ability to transport a great volume of goods. However, there’s a concern that these longer vehicles will affect vehicle and cyclist safety.

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Does an increase in road freight activity raise the need for safety?

Posted on 5th Sep, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

Does an increase in road freight activity raise the need for safety?

According to the Department for Transport, domestic road freight activity increased in 2015. The statistics, released in August 2016, showed a rise in the distance covered, goods moved, and goods lifted by HGVs during 2015. With more HGVs on the road, freight-related accidents continued to be an issue too. In 2015, there were 6,037 accidents involving at least one HGV and 8,344 casualties.

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