13 May 2021 #Uncategorised

The issue of vehicle safety is never far from the SMMT’s agenda or this newsletter. As computer processing power and technology improves, it becomes ever more possible to monitor, inform and on occasion, intervene in the control of the vehicle.

07 January 2021 #Features & Interviews #TNB News

According to Eurostat data, almost 90% of the UK has bought something online in 2019. Furthermore, the surge in home deliveries caused by Covid-19 has inspired a significant rise in the number of delivery vehicles on the road. While current

16 July 2020 #Bus and Coach #News #TNB News

All London buses are once again taking payments for fares, after new measures designed to protect drivers and passengers from coronavirus were introduced across the entire TfL fleet. The reintroduction follows a detailed analyisis by University College London’s (UCL) Centre

06 November 2019 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Truck

Operators can now apply for HGV Safety Permits a year ahead of the compulsory enforcement of London’s new Direct Vision Standard on 26 October 2020. Direct Vision Standard will target vehicle blind spots, with vehicles being awarded a star rating

21 August 2019 #Logistics #News #TNB News #Trailer

UK parcel carrier Yodel has joined forces with trailer manufacturer Cartwright to develop an innovative new safety gate system for its trailer fleet. The new system was bespoke designed and custom engineered to protect operatives from falling items when trailers

21 August 2019 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Van

Vauxhall has announced a new camera system for its Combo Cargo to further improve its safe operating credentials. The Surround Rear Vision camera system is particularly beneficial n dense urban traffic as it provides all-round visibility. This makes manoeuvring the

These days the name Volvo is synonymous with automotive safety and this year marks the 60th anniversary of the one innovation that’s done more than any other to establish that link in the public consciousness…the three-point safety belt. Now such

01 May 2019 #CV Show #TNB News #Truck

Research conducted on behalf of Transport for London has found that the public supports the introduction of its Direct Vision Standard, designed to improve the safety of HGVs. The study found a majority of respondents in favour of the final

18 April 2019 #CV Sector #News #TNB News

National utilities contractor T&K Gallagher is seeing big results after working with Track King to install the award-winning Trakm8 RH600 4G telematics camera across its fleet. The cameras have been installed in more than 500 of the company’s LCVs and

17 April 2019 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Truck

Renault Trucks is offering a suite of new technology designed to enable construction vehicles to integrate better in the city or on-site. The measures are part of the brand’s continuous focus on improving the safety of city-dwellers, drivers and their

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