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Where are the blind spots on a HGV?

Posted on 30th Jun, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

Where are the blind spots on a HGV?

Although lorries make up just 4% of London’s traffic, they’re responsible for more than 50% of the cycling fatalities. The main reason behind accidents involving cyclists and HGVs is the blind spot problem, which often leaves cyclists out of sight and at risk. Through better awareness of HGV blind spots and the use of safety technology, the blind spot problem can be greatly reduced.

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BrakeSafe becomes an Award Winning System after Tipex 2016

Posted on 13th Jun, 2016 by Dominic Benabda

Vision Techniques winner of the Innovation Award 2016 after a successful few days at the Tipex show this year.

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Vision Techniques are holding a third VT Safety Day, this time in West Dumbarton and is free for anyone to attend

Posted on 26th May, 2016 by Dominic Benabda

After the success of the Safety Days held in Skipton and Sunderland, Vision Techniques are proud to announce another event as part of the Safety Day Season. This time the event will be coming to Scotland, more specifically West Dumbarton.

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What are the challenges for freight in London?

Posted on 17th May, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

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With a new mayor in place in London comes a new opportunity to improve on the current issues faced by freight. Moving forward, the logistics industry want the challenges their sector face to be embraced when the new major sets out his policy agenda.

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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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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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A Successful Show at CLOCS for Vision Techniques

Posted on 24th Mar, 2016 by Dominic Benabda

Vision Techniques had a fantastic show for the CLOCS event at ExCel in London meeting new businesses and seeing some familiar faces.

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Brake to speak about Future of Braking Systems at VT Safety Day

Posted on 17th Mar, 2016 by Dominic Benabda

Road safety charity Brake are supporting Vision Techniques at their safety day, giving customers a chance to see new systems VT StopSafe and VT BrakeSafe and experience how they operate.

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The great road freight debate

Posted on 11th Mar, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

The Great road freight debate

Over the past few months, there have been a number of changes discussed concerning the presence of freight vehicles, such as HGVs and LGVs, on Britain’s roads. These changes, if put into place, will have a serious effect on the road freight industry and their operations within inner city areas.

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How local councils can improve safety with VT Technology

Posted on 4th Mar, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

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There are 433 principal authorities, ranging from county councils through to metropolitan boroughs and unitary authorities, across the UK. Each one of these authorities has their own fleet, between them, the municipal vehicles often operating on our roads 24/7. With this in mind, we’re going to take a look at the dangers these types of vehicles face and how authorities can improve their safety standards by investing in the right vehicle safety technology.

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