A fully integrated vehicle telematics and camera system is providing one fleet operator with a training programme that it claimed had reduced accidents by almost a quarter. Industrial gas provider Air Products said the introduction of app-based technology had enabled a room full of drivers to review incidents captured on forward-facing HGV cameras in its fleet. Its telematics captures information from the vehicles relating to driving efficiency and safety and, combined with data from the cameras, it has rolled out […]
Lancashire tipper operator Gerrard’s of Swinton has opened a new training centre to expand its capacity to train ex-services personnel as HGV drivers.
National Seaways Freight in Ireland is installing Camera Telematics’ multi-camera ‘Street Angel’ across its fleet to protect it against insurance fraud.
Aspoeck The Aspoeck Radar Pedestrian Detection system uses advanced radar technology to detect pedestrians in the area behind a vehicle. If the person is present and the vehicle starts to reverse, the brakes will automatically be applied. The system can be set for narrow spaces and vehicles with equipment at the rear that inhibit other forms of detection. The zone detection technology works with a radar sensor that can be programmed with a field width of up to three metres. […]