Taxis & PHVs – New Minimum Standards


Will you be ready if these recommendations become mandatory national minimum standards? “While the vast majority of drivers are safe and act responsibly, we have seen too many cases where taxi and minicab drivers have used their job to prey on vulnerable people, women and children.” - Taxis Minister...

 

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ACSS Welcomes Lucy Cooper!


ACSS Welcomes Lucy Cooper! ACSS is delighted to welcome a new Service Delivery Manager to the team, Lucy Cooper. Lucy comes from a 5 year post at German giant Sartorius where she worked on a Biopharma/Laboratory client base.  At Sartorius, Lucy was an engineer scheduler to 12 nationwide engineers...

 

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Poor Weather – How Can Telematics Help?


Driving in heavy snow is dangerous. Not only is visibility and stopping an issue in poor weather, businesses also run the risk of stranded drivers in snow and driver collisions. In 2017, there were 7502 vehicle crashes in the UK as a result of poor weather conditions. This caused 60...

 

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Driver Behaviour – Stop Sleepy Drivers with Telematics


13% of drivers admit to falling asleep at the wheel, driver behaviour can cause dangerous and serious accidents. More than 3.5 million Goods Vehicles travel between the UK and Europe each year, 13% of these drivers may be falling asleep at the wheel. A further 37% say they are...

 

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Suppliers for CCTV, Safety Accessories, Tracking and Telematics


Suppliers are crucial to your businesses’ success. Companies with high-performing suppliers achieve greater profits than the average in their industry. Poor suppliers commonly contribute to corporate or business failure. Below we’ve detailed our top 3 reasons why a strong supplier, like ACSS, is important to a business. Customer Satisfaction...

 

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Tracking and Telematics – What is the Difference?


Who Benefits from Tracking and Telematics?Businesses who can demonstrate control over their vehicles with tracking and telematics, are in great demand. Statistics from the Financial Times showed that, on average, those who use a fleet management system carry more loads and can charge higher prices than their competitors!Fleet statistics...

 

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Reversing Alarm was Unplugged?! – An Avoidable Death


A Reversing Alarm Can Save a Life A reversing alarm alerts other road users of a vehicle’s presence. This wasn’t the case when Yousef Zayni suffered head injuries and a heart attack after colliding with a reversing lorry. Police discovered the 3.5 tonne vehicle’s reversing alarm disconnected by hand,...

 

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Vehicle Tracking – 5 Important Benefits of Telematics


Vehicle tracking, also known as Telematics, is an important tool for fleet operators. Combining a GPS system with on-board diagnostics, it’s possible to record exactly where a vehicle is and how fast its travelling. Operators across the UK are adopting fleet tracking for its time-saving and cost-effective benefits. Telematics...

 

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IP Cameras – The Next Step in Safety and Mobile Vehicle CCTV


IP Cameras IP Cameras are the future of mobile CCTV surveillance. Over the past 20 years, computer advancements have allowed us to vastly improve surveillance capabilities. First developed in the late 90s, the Internet Protocol Camera has the functionality to send and receive data via the internet. Thus, allowing...

 

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Did The Lorry Decide The 54-Year-Old Man’s Fate?


  An Abrupt Commute A collision involving a lorry and a moped rider has ended the life of a 54-year-old man. Emergency services rushed to the collision in Victoria Embankment and paramedics did all they could. Sadly, the moped driver was pronounced dead at the scene.   The cause...

 

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