Health & Safety
  • Safety is in your hands

    High-powered abrasive tools can have ill effects on a technician if safety processes are not in place. Mi ...

    High-powered abrasive tools can have ill effects on a technician if safety processes are not in place. Mirka, the surface finishing technology specialist, explains what these dangers are and how best ...

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  • Getting a grip on tyre management

    FORS has released a new tyre management guide to advise workshops on how best practice can help monitor t ...

    FORS has released a new tyre management guide to advise workshops on how best practice can help monitor tyre wear, increase vehicle safety and reduce a vehicle’s environmental impact. The FORS tyre ma ...

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  • Are your tyres up to standard?

    There has been a lot of discussion about tyre standards within the haulage industry of late. In an effort ...

    There has been a lot of discussion about tyre standards within the haulage industry of late. In an effort to provide clarity on the matter, CVW spoke to Dave Wood, DVSA Enforcement Policy Manager. Q. ...

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  • Making brakes safe again

    BrakeSafe, Vision Techniques’ handbrake failsafe system, is said to prevent vehicle rollaway once and for ...

    BrakeSafe, Vision Techniques’ handbrake failsafe system, is said to prevent vehicle rollaway once and for all. As one of the company’s customers, Flogas describes how it came around to implementing th ...

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  • Safe and secure

    CVW sits down with Tony Stapleton, Head of Fleet Sales for Continental Group UK & Ireland, to discuss ...

    CVW sits down with Tony Stapleton, Head of Fleet Sales for Continental Group UK & Ireland, to discuss the issues surrounding wheel security and the practices technicians need to carry out to reduc ...

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  • Clean air makes for happy drivers

    Corteco recruits the services of loyal customer and HGV technician, Andy Reynolds from AJR MOT, to discus ...

    Corteco recruits the services of loyal customer and HGV technician, Andy Reynolds from AJR MOT, to discuss the requirements of a healthy approach to cabin air filter maintenance. Without cabin air fil ...

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  • DVSA steps up roadside trailer checks

    As the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) increases the number of inspections on light trailers i ...

    As the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) increases the number of inspections on light trailers it carries out, drivers are being reminded to check their trailers are safe before each journey. ...

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  • Quick-fire solution

    Emergency service vehicles make heavy demands on their batteries. CVW finds out how upgrading to Odyssey ...

    Emergency service vehicles make heavy demands on their batteries. CVW finds out how upgrading to Odyssey batteries with Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) technology from EnerSys benefitted the fire engines ...

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  • CMG Rescue installs TotalKare lifting solution

    CMG Rescue has installed a mobile column lift solution from TotalKare, meaning the UK road network is set ...

    CMG Rescue has installed a mobile column lift solution from TotalKare, meaning the UK road network is set to benefit from the increased availability of recovery vehicles. Based in Newport Pagnell, the ...

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  • ‘Spillard Live’ sees increase in demand

    Spillard Safety Systems has announced it has sold over 5000 ‘Spillard Live’ systems to customers ranging ...

    Spillard Safety Systems has announced it has sold over 5000 ‘Spillard Live’ systems to customers ranging from Fowler Welsh and DHL to Fraikin and Bentons Haulage. This has reportedly seen the family-o ...

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