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Safety Day South: All You Need To Know

Posted on 16th May, 2017 by Dominic Benabda

Following on from the successful Safety Roadshow 2016, Vision Techniques will be doing more Safety Days in 2017. The first one of 2017 is taking place at the Thruxton Motorsport Centre on 15th June.

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How To Avoid Becoming A Crash For Cash Victim

Posted on 18th Apr, 2017 by Dominic Benabda

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Crash for cash schemes are still a big problem on Britain’s roads, estimated to account for almost half of motor insurance fraud. The term refers to when criminals deliberately engineer a crash in order to claim on an innocent motorist’s insurance. HGV drivers have been amongst those regularly targeted in crash for cash schemes, partially due to their increased stopping distance. So, how can you avoid becoming a victim?

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Live demonstrations at the CV Show 2017

Posted on 4th Apr, 2017 by Dominic Benabda

Vision Techniques will be attending the CV Show again this year and for the first time ever will have a vehicle on stand demonstrating all of their systems. They will be on stand 4H76 with BrakeSafe, TurnAware, and VT Record being highlighted this year.

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Key Lessons We’ve Learned From HGV Accidents

Posted on 24th Mar, 2017 by Dominic Benabda

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Laws and regulations on HGVs are changing all the time. There are a number of reasons for this – foremost amongst them is a need to consistently reflect high standards of safety, not just for HGV drivers but also the road users around them. Sometimes these changes have been implemented over a period, whereas others have been introduced in direct response to disasters on our roads. This week, we’re taking a moment to look at some of the lessons we’ve learned from HGV accidents.

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The Most Common Reasons HGVs Fail Their MOTs

Posted on 20th Mar, 2017 by Dominic Benabda

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In the financial year of 2015-6, a total of 417,767 MoT tests of Heavy Goods Vehicles were undertaken, with some quite interesting results. Out of these tests:

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Vision Techniques had another Successful CLOCS Show

Posted on 16th Mar, 2017 by Dominic Benabda

Once again Vision Techniques attended the CLOCS show at the Excel, London. The event took place on the 14th March 2017, with cyclist safety systems and the new rollaway prevention system BrakeSafe being highlighted.

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New live and fully integrated vehicle and driver compliance service launched

Posted on 16th Mar, 2017 by Dominic Benabda

Three leading vehicle and driver compliance specialists have come together to launch a revolutionary new joint initiative that gives real-time visibility of all compliance issues on a single dashboard.

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Preparing Against HGV Collisions Abroad

Posted on 23rd Feb, 2017 by Jonathan Peach

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Drivers of Heavy Goods Vehicles may often find themselves called upon to make international journeys, whether that’s just across the Channel or further afield in Europe. While our blog last week goes into detail about the laws to be aware of when driving abroad, HGV drivers should also ensure they’re prepared in more immediate physical terms for the journey before setting off.

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Across Borders: Differences In International Driving Laws

Posted on 16th Feb, 2017 by Jonathan Peach

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HGV drivers are no strangers to international journeys, so it’s important to be aware in the differences in driving laws when crossing sovereign boundaries. We’ve taken the opportunity to detail some of the most pivotal ones for you – especially those of our immediate European neighbours – so that you can be prepared before you set of

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We’re relaunching our VT Online store!

Posted on 23rd Jan, 2017 by Dominic Benabda

We’ve got some exciting changes on the way… we are proud to announce the re-brand and re-launch of our VT parts and accessories online store!

Products available to buy online include vehicle warning signage, mirrors, reversing alarms, vehicle proximity sensors, wheel nut indicators, beacons and lightbars, tyre pressure sensors (TPMS), vehicle security kits and various components and accessories to compliment our existing specialist systems.

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