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COVID-19 Annoucement

Posted on 20th Mar, 2020 by Charlotte Coop

Around the world we are experiencing a situation that is unprecedented.  As the situation with the Coronavirus continues to change on a daily basis, we are continuing to monitor the developments and taking necessary steps in line with the World …

5 new driving laws that fleet operators need to know in 2020

Posted on 3rd Mar, 2020 by Charlotte Coop

How does a failsafe brake system work?

2020 has a lot in store for the automotive world, and by extension, the logistics industry too. From city-wide initiatives to nationwide laws, there are lots of new rules and regulations coming into force this year, so if you’re a …

Key risks associated with vehicles in the waste industry

Posted on 24th Feb, 2020 by Charlotte Coop

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The UK generates a massive 430 million tonnes of waste each year, with over 160,000 workers employed in the industry, and the waste sector is regarded as one of the most hazardous sectors in the UK. A lot of this …

VT STOPSAFE hits the Scottish headlines

Posted on 20th Feb, 2020 by Charlotte Coop

West Dunbartonshire has become the first Scottish Council to introduce  VT STOPSAFE.  Our new innovation allows their refuse collection vehicles to be brought to a controlled stop in an emergency situation. The VT STOPSAFE system allows crew members or other …

What’s the difference between FORS and the Direct Vision Standard?

Posted on 5th Feb, 2020 by Charlotte Coop

Vt FMS Telematics

By now, FORS and Direct Vision are both well known to most fleet managers, especially since they’ve both been around for quite some time. However, since they share certain similarities it can sometimes be easy to confuse them. With the …

How to ensure your fleet is 100% ready for a productive 2020

Posted on 5th Feb, 2020 by Charlotte Coop

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January is generally known as a great time for taking stock examining what’s working and what’s not, as you prepare yourself for fresh success in the New Year. That makes it a brilliant time to re-assess your fleet for the …

Telematics data reveals the 5 biggest causes of UK road accidents

Posted on 23rd Jan, 2020 by Charlotte Coop

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Telematics makes up one of the cornerstone products amongst our extensive range of vehicle safety products here at Vision Techniques, so we know firsthand the sorts of benefits it can provide to drivers and fleet managers. The same can be …

Should telematics be exempt from the Insurance Premium Tax?

Posted on 22nd Jan, 2020 by Charlotte Coop

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This question is the central issue of a campaign that’s already gained plenty of support from significant figures, including multiple cross party MPs – as well as Brake, the UK’s leading road safety charity. Campaigners say that exempting telematics-fitted vehicles …

Working together to get the best results

Posted on 21st Jan, 2020 by Charlotte Coop

Durham Council training

At Vision Techniques we are renowned for developing relationships with our customers, we like to treat our customers as partners, so when Durham County Council installed our anti rollaway braking system VT BRAKESAFE and our security system VT IDENT across …

Vision Techniques strengthen their sales team

Posted on 16th Jan, 2020 by Charlotte Coop

As 2020 starts Vision Techniques are delighted to announce the appointment of two new members to their external sales team. Charlotte Coop Head of Marketing said “ We have continued to grow the business following a successful 2019 which has …