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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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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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BrakeSafe highlighted at Labyrinth Safety Circle

Posted on 10th Mar, 2017 by Dominic Benabda

Vision Techniques had a very successful day at the Labyrinth Safety Circle event showcasing their rollaway prevention system BrakeSafe.

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How To Keep Cyclists Safe: Avoiding HGV Collisions

Posted on 30th Jan, 2017 by Jonathan Peach

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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.

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Bigger Problems: What Makes Heavy Goods Vehicles So Dangerous?

Posted on 23rd Jan, 2017 by Jonathan Peach

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It’s common knowledge that Heavy Goods Vehicles are far more dangerous than other traffic, especially when driven badly or irresponsibly. According to research published in 2015, more than half of fatal road accidents on motorways involve HGVs, and they’re five times as likely to be involved in a fatal accident on a minor road than any other traffic. So what makes them so dangerous, and how can we make them safer?

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BrakeSafe Breaks Record with 5th Award Win of the Year

Posted on 14th Dec, 2016 by Dominic Benabda

Vehicle safety experts Vision Techniques have concluded the year with yet another award win for their rollaway preventing system VT BrakeSafe – which brings the award total to five wins across a variety of transport award ceremonies.

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The five biggest types of incident involving HGVs

Posted on 5th Dec, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

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Unfortunately, HGVs often sit in the high-risk category when it comes to vehicles on Britain’s roads. Incidents are far too frequent and when they do occur they’re often fatal or serious, which is why it pays to invest in additional safety technology. With this in mind, we’re giving you a run down of the biggest types of HGV incident and sharing our top Vision Techniques solutions.

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Vision Techniques wins 5th Award of the Year with BrakeSafe

Posted on 2nd Dec, 2016 by Dominic Benabda

Vehicle safety experts Vision Techniques have ended 2016 with yet another award win for BrakeSafe, which takes the rollaway preventing system to a total of five awards across multiple industries this year. The most recent award was won at the Commercial Fleet Safety Awards in November.

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How to reduce collisions across your fleet

Posted on 28th Nov, 2016 by Jonathan Peach

How to reduce collisions across your fleet

One of the biggest concerns when it comes to fleets is fleet safety. Of course, safety doesn’t just apply to the vehicle operator. Fleets need to consider members of the public who are at risk too, should proper HGV safety technology not be used. In today’s blog, we’re looking at ways to reduce collisions, highlighting the best in vehicle safety technology from Vision Techniques.

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