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Driving Down Non-Compliance

Interesting and informative article in this months Transport Engineer about the latest enforcement statistics published by the DVSA (was VOSA).   They have listed the top 10 offences, and Number 1 is overloading!  With an average fine of £5,843.32.   Have a read for yourself by clicking on this link…..  http://www.transportengineer.org.uk/transport-engineer-features/road-traffic-enforcement-update/182521/ Don’t become one of those…

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Commercial Vehicle – Safe Load Management Compliance

Defining what are reasonable and practical measures regarding the way loads are managed on board commercial vehicles takes many businesses into uncharted waters. However, understanding is in place from Government and enforcement agencies, encouraging companies, and other organisations, to implement structured methodology. Thus ensuring duty of care and compliance where the safe loading of vehicles…

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Balancing Loads for Over 40 Years

All of the Red Forge systems have VCA approval, Vehicle Telemetry allowing for remote overload warnings, and have all been designed with simplicity of operation in mind. The Omniweigh™ loadcell based range offers best value industrial accuracy vehicle payload weighing for commercial vehicles. The Axalert™ Excel is designed to give a very simple ‘one screen’…

Central Motorway Police Group Tweets About Overloading

Vehicle stopped in Stafford by one of CMPG’s Staffs colleagues. Taken to their weigh bridge and found to be 3.2 tonnes overweight!!! This is not a typing error… 3.2TONNES OVER its allowed gross weight. Vehicle prohibited and driver reported for offences. https://twitter.com/CMPG/status/938171866728009729 Andy Freeman, MD of Red Forge comments “It is not uncommon for vehicles…