IAM Roadsmart is calling for “comprehensive” training on the use of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), such as adaptive cruse control and autonomous emergency braking.
New vehicle safety systems, such as autonomous emergency braking, are being switched off by drivers, new research suggests.
The total market value for UK primary vehicle body repairs has fallen by 26.6% to £3.57 billion in 2020.
Roads pricing plans are likely to be revived in a bid to stem the estimated £40bn tax revenue that will be lost as new car buyers switch to electric vehicles (EVs), according to a report by The Times.
New technology, which allows drivers to take their hands off the steering wheel, should be avoided by fleets if given the go-ahead by Government.
Thatcham Research has released a set of Insurance Industry Requirements (IIR) that will ensure the safe repair of ADAS-equipped vehicles.
Auto Windscreens is installing calibration machines for vehicles with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) features at its sites, following a growth in demand.
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.
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