Vehicle Safety


UTAC open new powertrain testing centre for...

Sep 09, 2021No Comments

UTAC has officially opened its all new 4WD VTEC (Variable Temperature Emissions Chamber) facility, allowing truck engineers to conduct a wider range of powertrain tests


Euro NCAP: Five-star safety across the ener...

Sep 08, 2021No Comments

Five new cars, representing a wide range of propulsion types, have been tested in the latest round of Euro NCAP safety tests. The first European

van fleet

Is your van fleet safe, legal and cost-effe...

Aug 31, 2021No Comments

The number of vans on UK roads has shot up by 50 per cent in the last ten years. Huge growth in the service sector

wheel nut indicators

Checkpoint pioneer’s new biodegradabl...

Aug 31, 2021No Comments

Leading haulage wheel safety solution company, Checkpoint, has pioneered product innovation in its range of internationally renowned wheel nut indicators – making them fully biodegradable


Euro NCAP: Renault Kangoo and Vauxhall Mokk...

Jul 07, 2021Comments off

The latest two cars to be tested by Euro NCAP in the world’s most stringent safety assessments were the Renault Kangoo and the Vauxhall Mokka. The


Debut Genesis models ace Euro NCAP safety t...

May 26, 2021Comments off

The Genesis GV80 and G80 have both emerged from rigorous Euro NCAP safety assessment with five-star ratings. Genesis is a luxury Korean brand established in


DVSA: Removing roadworthiness prohibitions

May 24, 2021Comments off

From 1 June 2021, any prohibitions for testable vehicles or trailers that are not cleared at the roadside will be referred for a prohibition removal


Suspension of driver and vehicle testing sh...

Apr 01, 2021Comments off

The extent of the pandemic’s impact on DVSA coffers has been revealed in a Parliamentary minute, which confirmed that the testing and enforcement agency will

Road Safety

How does big data contribute to improving r...

Mar 11, 2021Comments off

Whenever we drive a connected car, dozens of gigabytes of data are generated anonymisedly and collected by its numerous sensors and electronic components, such as

emissions fraud

Is Mercedes’ further recall of diesel...

Oct 12, 2020Comments off

Mercedes-Benz’s latest recall of additional diesel vehicles in the UK for an emissions related software update is a strong indication the manufacturer knows it has