Posted on 14th Jul, 2017 by Dominic Benabda
Quarrying and mining is just one of a variety of sectors we serve here at Vision Techniques. As one of the UK’s most hazardous industries in which to work, safety is a particular priority for employers in this field. Many accidents that occur in these sorts of workplaces involve vehicles and vehicle collisions – this is a lot to do with the fact that there are numerous and often unpredictable factors that might impact a driver’s visibility. At Vision Techniques, we stock a range of products specifically designed to tackle this problem of driver visibility, improving safety for everyone on-site.
Posted on 30th Jan, 2017 by Jonathan Peach
Cyclist safety is a massive national concern, especially for those in urban environments, and is a big issue for us at Vision Techniques. Between 2000 and 2012, the number of cyclists killed or seriously injured on our roads went up by 59%, which is an unnerving figure to say the least, and current London mayor Sadiq Khan made it a focal point of his campaign. HGVs were involved in the vast majority of these accidents, despite making up a tiny proportion of normal road traffic.
Posted on 24th Oct, 2016 by Dominic Benabda
A reversing camera is perhaps one of the best investments you can make as a vehicle operator. It helps to improve your safety and other’s safety – as well as protecting your car from crash-related damage. You don’t have to buy a new vehicle with an in-built reversing aid either. At Vision Techniques, we have a whole range of vehicle cameras, designed to make driving safer and easier.
Posted on 19th Oct, 2016 by Jonathan Peach
Dashcams have been available for a while now, but it’s only in recent years that we have seen major advances. Improvements in dashcams have allowed vehicle operators and fleet managers to get a lot more out of the technology – from better coverage to clearer, crisper pictures. At Vision Techniques, we lead the way in vehicle technology – offering the best solutions on the market. One newest vehicle recording technology, VT Record, shows just how far this technology has come and what today’s modern technology can offer.
Posted on 19th Sep, 2016 by Jonathan Peach
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.
Posted on 23rd Jun, 2016 by Jonathan Peach
Nearly 25% of all deaths involving vehicles at work occur while a vehicle is reversing. Many more reversing-related accidents result in injury or damage to vehicles, equipment and premises too. The way to reduce these accidents is really quite simple; all you need to do is fit your vehicle with a reversing camera.
Posted on 9th May, 2016 by Jonathan Peach
When it comes to safety on Britain’s roads, vehicle camera systems have proved to be a great all-rounder. They’ve helped reduce the risk of accidents, giving drivers a clearer picture of the roads, and been essential in reducing the number of fraudulent claims. With so much to offer, it’s clear that cameras are the one technology that will benefit all vehicles and cars.
Posted on 11th Apr, 2016 by Jonathan Peach
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.
Posted on 29th Jan, 2015 by Jonathan Peach
Accidents happen on the best of Britain’s roads, so imagine the increased dangers drivers and employees face on quarrying and mining sites. Faced with poor road surfaces, potential dirt and dust in the atmosphere and blind spots all around means drivers need to be take extra precautions when moving around these work sites. How? Let’s find out!
Posted on 7th Mar, 2014 by Jonathan Peach
With drivers in the capital spending 82 hours and counting stuck in traffic jams last year – 10 hours more than in 2012 – it’s little surprise that unsafe manoeuvres are something that we all need to be vigilant about.