Technology advances are making vehicles safer as legislation influences pace of change
Developments such as telematics and autonomous emergency braking can improve safety and reduce insurance premiums
A report released by road safety charity Brake and Licence Bureau has found many HGV operators are not using new technologies to protect vulnerable road users.
The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) is spearheading a nationwide drive to improve safety at every site that uses fork lift trucks.
The SMMT is launching a van maintenance campaign to help van operators take better care of their vehicles, and to keep their drivers and other road users safe.
A Rescue Assist sticker incorporating a QR code is now standard on all new Mercedes-Benz vans.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is highlighting the work that logistics companies are doing to improve safety on the roads for vulnerable road users with the publication of ‘Shared Vision’.
For many years, van safety technology trailed that found in cars. However, that is now changing
The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) is determined to improve standards of van operation and makes no secret of its intention to significantly ramp up the number of roadside inspections and its other enforcement activity.