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6 key benefits of telematics systems for businesses

Posted on 20th Jun, 2019 by Charlotte Coop

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Telematics systems are becoming the lifeblood of commercial vehicle operations often employed in tandem with a whole host of vehicle safety products. In fact, many of our vehicle safety products here at Vision Techniques fit squarely into the category of telematics, which makes it a major focus of so many of our customers. If your fleet isn’t yet fitted with some form of telematics technology, you could be missing a trick – here are just a few of the key ways you could be benefitting!

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Will self-driving technology ever be viable for HGVs?

Posted on 19th Jun, 2019 by Charlotte Coop

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Self-driving technology is unquestionably one of the biggest advancements in automotive technology in recent years. It’s been in development for quite some time and is gradually evolving as the years pass.

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There’s a new team in town

Posted on 16th May, 2019 by Charlotte Coop

We are excited to announce some new additions to the VT service team.
These guys are responsible for organising the installation of your shiny new kit to your vehicles. So, when you need to know when your kit is being fitted these are the people on the other end of the phone.

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How can dashcams and vehicle cameras affect insurance?

Posted on 14th May, 2019 by Charlotte Coop

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We’ve covered the steady rise of dashcams before on our blog, and how they’re being increasingly used by everyone from private motorists to larger commercial vehicles. There’s no question that they’re becoming a more popular type of vehicle camera than ever before; their practical advantages are clear when it comes to proving liability in court, saving drivers and fleet managers a lot of time, money and hassle.

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Vision Techniques announce further growth with acquisition of global telematics company

Posted on 2nd May, 2019 by Charlotte Coop

Telematics deal

Vision Techniques launch next generation fleet management platform with VT FMS.
The deal brings together innovators in vehicle safety systems Vision Techniques and leaders in global telematics Geotelematic Ltd. The acquisition combines the knowledge of fleet management and processing connected data with Vision Techniques innovation of vehicle safety.  The merging of these two industry leaders is due to set a new standard in safety and vehicle performance.

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A quick guide to smart motorways

Posted on 29th Apr, 2019 by Dominic Benabda

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Smart motorways are making the news more and more frequently in recent years, so it’s easy to forget that they’ve actually been around for well over a decade; the first one was opened all the way back in 2006, which means there’s a good chance you’ve driven on one already. The idea behind their inception is to ease congestion and traffic on the roads, helping to ease up on some of Britain’s heaviest chokepoints – good news for HGV drivers and fleet managers!

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Vision Techniques recognised in Top 100

Posted on 28th Apr, 2019 by Charlotte Coop

Once a year the Northern Tech Awards shines a light upon the leading technology businesses headquartered in the North of England and Scotland.

Running since 2011 The Northern Tech awards are part of the events portfolio of GP Bullhound, the leading international technology investment bank and provide a unique way of celebrating the innovative technologies and businesses developed in the region,

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Plantworx 2019

Posted on 11th Apr, 2019 by Charlotte Coop

Plantworx 2019

Are you ready for 3 days of live demos and innovations from some of the biggest names in the industry?

The show will take place from the 11th – 13th June 2019 on East of England Arena, Peterborough.

There’s a lot going on this year with exciting live demonstrations, innovative stands, working machinery and guest speaker slots from industry leaders.

We will be there with our fully loaded demo vehicle – kitted out with our innovative range of cameras, monitors, cyclist detection and braking systems and much more.

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Speed limiting technology to become mandatory in the UK

Posted on 29th Mar, 2019 by Dominic Benabda

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You probably don’t need us to tell you that road safety is a massive ongoing issue, not just for us here in the UK, but globally. Recently, the European Commission has taken one of their biggest significant steps recently to try and cut down on road deaths; introducing speed limiting technology for every member state (which, at the moment, includes the UK). So, what’s happening, and how is it going to help?

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National Refuse Championships

Posted on 26th Mar, 2019 by Dominic Benabda

The National Refuse Championships is an annual celebration of the people who collect our waste and recycling. It’s an opportunity for men and women to meet and compete with colleagues from across the UK in a test of strength and stamina.

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