Good things come to those that innovate

We are pleased to announce our collaboration with Aggregate Industries, Munihire and DE Plant has seen us shortlisted in the Highway England Awards. The awards recognises and celebrates excellence in safety, customer and delivery.  Our VT Banksman Autobraking product has been nominated in the Chairman’s Award: Excellence in Safety.  We are extremely excited about the nomination and it’s great to see collaborations with our customers to drive innovation in safety is being recognised.  Everyone involved has an infectious passion and drive for ensuring everyone goes home safe after their shift, so fingers crossed for March.

Aggregate Industries safety initiative strategy, in collaboration with Vision Techniques, Munihire and DE Plant,  aims to eradicate site collisions using the VT Banksman Auto Braking.  With workforce and pedestrian safety playing a major factor in the strategy.

Unlike conventional collision detection radars, the VT Banksman Auto Braking takes safety to the next level – not just warning about dangers but also completely removing the risk of collision accidents.

Here’s a simple description of how it works –  If the radar detects something in its field of view the system will give the driver an audible and visual warning, however, if the driver does not react to the alarms the system will automatically apply the brakes, bringing the vehicle to a safe and controlled stop.

A new development from this collaboration is we can now offer Forward Autobraking.  We are also very proud of the fact that we are the first company to successfully integrate an Autobraking system to the BOMAG range of rollers.

Fingers crossed for the awards