How CCTV can solve problems for Waste Management Vehicles


Not only do they pose a hazard to the surrounding area, but they must also operate in environments that pose a threat to themselves. There are many challenges associated with operating waste management vehicles daily – only made more demanding with pressure from bodies such as FORS, CLOCS and...

 

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How Cameras can be valuable for Coach Operators


Back in August, ACSS released and article on how the Dashboard Camera (Dash-Cam) is the perfect tool for fleet operators. Over the past ten years, the number of dash-cams used in vehicles has risen in the UK, as many road-users find them useful to protect themselves in incidents and...

 

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Autonomous Vehicles to shake up the Haulage industry


What are Autonomous vehicles? Autonomous vehicles are ‘intelligent’ vehicles capable of communicating with other vehicles around them and using technology to make driving both safer and easier. These are not just self-driving vehicles, but encompass a range of technology to read traffic and communicate with other vehicles to prevent...

 

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The evolution of modern commercial vehicles


There are rising concerns over the safety of our roads and pollution levels in cities are rising – which has often resulted in blame being directed at the commercial vehicle industries. But are these accusations correctly founded and if so what is being done about it? Pollution on the...

 

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How FORS are changing standards in the Transport Industry


What is FORS? The Fleet Operators Recognitions Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary scheme which promotes higher operating standards amongst commercial vehicle operators. It currently has over 4,600 members from many areas of the transport industry. It provides guidelines for all aspects of safety, efficiency and environmental protection. Not only...

 

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How Safety Accessories could be the Answer to Road Safety Incidents


Unfortunately, the transport industry is experiencing an unfavourable increase in the proportion of incidents involving their vehicles. With all road transport comes a risk to the more vulnerable road users. This threat is made greater for commercial vehicles due to their limited visibility – caused by a larger number...

 

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Freight in the City Expo Returns in 2017


Bigger than ever, this year the exhibition moves into the great hall as more equipment, vehicles and innovative technology makes its appearance as the expo. Freight in the City, a company dedicated to enabling cleaner and safer urban deliveries, are showcasing the latest in alternative-fuelled vehicles, air quality and...

 

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How technology is changing safety in the bus and coach industry


Vehicle safety and security are of upmost importance, due to the activity of transporting the most precious of cargos – people. The companies driven by rigorous standards and who offer first-class customer service, comfort, style and most importantly safety are bound to succeed. Recent years have begun to see integrated...

 

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