A driver’s ‘direct vision’ alone is not enough to prevent collisions caused by blind spots and vehicle safety systems need to be fitted as well if fatalities are to be reduced, according to Brigade Electronics. It said active systems that require a driver to take immediate action through the provision of audible alerts and warning sounds are crucial to driving up safety standards. Brigade cited research that showed 25% of road deaths in the EU involve a lorry and that […]
A provider of fresh produce to London eateries has successfully launched its home delivery operation, thanks to new transport planning software.
With just over a fortnight until enforcement of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) begins, less than 20% of HGVs are ready for the scheme, SmartWitness has warned.
The lead organisation overseeing the UK platooning trials has told motortransport.co.uk that the project is “very much still alive”, despite progress stalling due to the Covid-19 pandemic.