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Online commercial licence checking increases

Following a campaign to improve safety in fleet operators through frequent driver qualification checks, the ADLV has now seen an increase in electronic verification. The ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification) has reported a surge in online commercial checking from …

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Bus inspection failure levels reducing in Sweden

Approximately one in four large buses submitted for annual inspection in Sweden fail the test, an improvement on recent years. Despite recent years showing a positive development in the continuing roadworthiness of large buses in Sweden, vehicle inspection organisation Bilprovningen …

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Nevada transport authorities deploy bus surveillance

Public transport audio and video surveillance to provide passenger safety and driver blind spot elimination on Nevada buses. Safety Vision has won a $5.6 million dollar contract to provide mobile video surveillance equipment for the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of …

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Haulage fleets urged to plan winter tyre changes

The start of autumn signals the need for haulage companies and fleet operators to start planning the task of changing to winter tyres. Although temperatures in Europe haven’t fallen to the levels where winter tyres are necessary just yet, the …

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US school buses set to return to the streets

Geico provides advice to drivers on the care needed around school buses as children start returning to schools for a new academic year in the USA. With summer almost over, Geico is reminding drivers of the forthcoming return of yellow …

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Delegated examiner training suspension bad for haulage

The DVSA suspension of delegated examiner training will adversely affect driver shortages, according to the FTA The Freight Transport Association (FTA) of the UK has responded to a DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) announcement that the training of “delegated …

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New safety technology for commercial vehicles

Daimler details its pioneering work on the development of safety technology for commercial vehicles in its vision for achieving accident-free driving. At a future transport event hosted by Daimler in Berlin recently entitled “Shaping Future Transportation – Campus Safety”, the …

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European tram driving championships to take place in Vienna

The Austrian city of Vienna will be the host this weekend for the annual European tram driving championship. Now in its fourth year since it was first established in Dresden to mark the 140th anniversary of the first tram to …

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Wireless surveillance demonstration for transport security

Expert in video transmission systems briefs the Passenger Transport and Executive Group on the use of wireless technology to improve transport safety. Taking place during February, the briefing and demonstration saw Vemotion’s Stewart McCone provide information to the Passenger Transport …

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Surveillance cameras protect Irish bus fleet

Synectics is supplying Dublin Bus with surveillance cameras as part of its latest fleet investment programme. Building on a relationship with Dublin Bus that has lasted a decade, Synectics Mobile Systems is now working in partnership with supplier Wrightbus to …

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