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New VT TurnAware video shows cyclist detection LIVE

Posted on 11th Aug, 2015 by Dominic Benabda

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Today we’re posting a brand new video which we recently filmed of our cyclist detection system VT TurnAware featuring at RWM this year – with perfect detection of an approaching cyclist.

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Vision Techniques at RWM 2015

Posted on 3rd Aug, 2015 by Dominic Benabda

Join Vision Techniques at RWM 2015 to see our brand new cyclist detection system VT TurnAware, unique in the waste industry as the only cyclist safety system that uses video analytics instead of ultrasonics – preventing annoying false alarming.

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VT TurnAware: Bringing cyclist safety to industry

Posted on 3rd Aug, 2015 by Jonathan Peach

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With cyclist safety being high on the waste and resource sector’s agenda, we’ve been out and about, exhibiting some of our latest products to those in the industry.

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Cyclist incidents in the UK: The bare facts

Posted on 20th Jul, 2015 by Jonathan Peach

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Cyclist injuries and fatalities on Britain’s roads are a real problem. In fact, the UK has the highest number of incidents involving cyclists and another vehicle than any other country in Europe, with numbers continuing to grow.

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Issues facing courier drivers in urban areas

Posted on 13th Jul, 2015 by Jonathan Peach

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Light Good Vehicles are highly prominent on Britain’s roads – from motorways right through to urban areas. In fact, the number of vans in Britain has been rising 2.5 times more quickly than cars in recent years and now account for about one in 10 of the country’s vehicles.

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Why more companies are choosing vehicle safety technology

Posted on 29th Jun, 2015 by Jonathan Peach

With the increasing number of cyclists using roads across the UK, there is a growing challenge to ensure their safety in conjunction with other road users. In recent years there have been a number of high profile incidents involving both cyclists and larger vehicles that have resulted in a cyclist fatality.

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Ensure cyclist safety with HGV cycle safety technology

Posted on 25th Jun, 2015 by Jonathan Peach

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With cyclist safety still being high on the Vision Techniques agenda, we thought we’d take a closer look at HGV cycle safety technology and how it can decrease the number of accidents on the road.

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The Evolution of Cyclist detection by Vision Techniques

Posted on 16th Jun, 2015 by Dominic Benabda

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Cyclist detection for larger vehicles like LGV and HGV’s is becoming a priority for vehicles driving within busy city centres, specifically London. Many vehicles follow safety operators schemes like FORS and CLOCS to improve their vehicle safety and lower the risk of cyclist accidents, however the current technology in place to detect cyclists has been described as flawed and outdated. Continue reading

Completely FREE cyclist safety systems!

Posted on 26th Jan, 2015 by Dominic Benabda

 

Button_MessageTo celebrate 25 years of delivering innovative safety systems we’re giving away our cyclist awareness system, TurnAlarm with our DVR recording systems.

The VT TurnAlarm system is a high visibility audio and visual warning device that will alert of imminent danger, protecting vulnerable road users.

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Keeping safe on the road: Top tips for cyclists

Posted on 14th Jan, 2015 by Jonathan Peach

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Not a month goes by without serious cyclist fatalities on Britain’s roads. Each year, around 19,000 cyclists are killed or injured as a result of road accidents. We’re taking measures here at Vision Techniques to reduce these accidents on the roads, through clever technology implemented into vehicles. Cyclists can help themselves too by taking simple measures and following road safety advice, which can help save lives.

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