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Monthly Archives: February 2020

Should there be UK-wide compliance standards for fleets?

Posted on 30th Nov, 2015 by Jonathan Peach


More than 85% of truck operators believe there should be a UK-wide compliance standard for fleets, to improve safety, according to a new survey by Freight in the City. Currently, there are no national guidelines, meaning that standards differ across …

Black Friday at Vision Techniques

Posted on 27th Nov, 2015 by Dominic Benabda

It’s that time again – grab a deal before its too late… After the success of last years Black Friday deals, Vision Techniques are once again running Black Friday deals that are only available once a year. We’ve discounted cameras, …

HGV roadworthiness rates on the rise

Posted on 23rd Nov, 2015 by Dominic Benabda

HGV roadworthiness rates on the rise

As party of its road safety initiative, the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) carries out random fleet compliance checks each year to determine the roadworthiness and traffic compliance of HGVs, trailers and PSVs. The purpose of this is to …

Vehicle safety technology vs. Casualty reduction targets

Posted on 16th Nov, 2015 by Jonathan Peach


Despite repeated calls from industry professionals, the Department for Transport (DfT) has ruled out reintroducing targets to reduce the number of road casualties. They’ve suggested that local authorities are better placed to improve road safety, over having a centralised national …

Vision Techniques Win CIWM Award with TurnAware

Posted on 9th Nov, 2015 by Dominic Benabda

This year Vision Techniques are proud and excited to announce that we are the winners of the CIWM Award for Best Innovation in Vehicle, Equipment, Plant and Facilities Award for our cyclist detection system VT TurnAware.

Braking technology for industrial vehicles

Posted on 9th Nov, 2015 by Jonathan Peach

Braking technology for industrial vehicles

Over the past few weeks we’ve looked at how braking technology is vital for public transport and municipal vehicles, but what about industrial vehicles? AEB and ABS both offer huge safety assurances when travelling on the road. While the former, …

Debate: Should there be a rush hour ban for HGVs in city

Posted on 2nd Nov, 2015 by Jonathan Peach

Cyclist safety, particularly collisions with HGVs, has been in the media spotlight frequently over this last year. While there have been many developments to road safety initiatives over recent months, the latest conversation has been about banning HGVs in the …