Failure to comply with basic vehicle standards can result in tragic consequences, according to the latest report released by Brake’s Global Fleet Champions.
Company car and van driver training should take account of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the risks involved in becoming overreliant on the technology.
Dr Chris Davies, Head of Technical Superiority, Autoglass
Thatcham Research has continued its plans to improve road safety through the promotion of properly functioning ADAS on vehicles, with the launch of a new repair course.
Thatcham and Aviva will debate repairability of ADAS and how new technology is affecting insurance premiums for the fleet industry at Fleet Live this year.
Research commissioned by Autoglass finds that Original Equipment Equivalent glass offers the same standard as Original Equipment Manufacturer windscreens.
National Windscreens is continuing to expand its national network with two new purpose-designed workshops in Sheffield and Chelmsford.
National Windscreens has expanded its training school network, with the opening of a new training centre in Peterborough.
Thatcham Research is urging the industry to collaborate to ensure the safe calibration of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).
National Windscreens has launched a new scheme to provide fleets with the latest insight they need to react effectively to fast-changing vehicle technology.
The latest round of Euro NCAP tests has found that the new Renault Clio and Mazda 3 are among the safest cars currently on sale.
Thatcham Research has outlined how automotive repair and insurance companies should manage vehicle repairs involving Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).
An increase in the number of company cars fitted with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) means fleets need to reassess repair strategies, says Epyx.
IAM RoadSmart has published a white paper called Driving While Distracted: Challenges and Solutions, which examines the reasons why so many motorists’ minds wander.
Auto Windscreens has again highlighted the importance of correct recalibration of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to ensure driver safety.
Autoglass announced that Andy MacGregor has become the “first UK technician” to achieve the new IMI ADAS calibration accreditation.
National Windscreens has supported 14 more technicians as they qualify to national ADAS calibration industry standards at fitting centres in Scotland and Cumbria.
Nationwide Windscreen Services has been awarded a two-year contract to supply Hertz UK with glazing and ADAS recalibration services.
Autoglass hits back after Volvo recommends fleets use its technicians and windscreens to maintain vehicle safety standards.
By Rupert Armitage, managing director, Auto Windscreens
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