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FREE WEIGHT CHECKS AT RED FORGE

Do you seriously want to ignore the dangerous practice of vehicle overloading? Red Forge Axle Load Indicators and On-Vehicle Weighing Systems give a vehicle driver an in cab indication of the legal loading status of their truck or van. Helps operators to manage the problem of driver ignorance with respect to overloading. Gives an operator […]

Driver whose van was dangerously overloaded faces fine of more than £1,200

Please click on the below link and read about Paul Soakell from Durham, who was dangerously overloaded in his Ford Transit. A 3.5tonne GVW vehicle DOES NOT give you a payload of 3500kg….  This gentleman was carrying 6070kg! http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2017-09-15/over-loaded-truck-a-a-major-risk-to-the-public/

LCV Payload Issues

Please take a look at our Advice on Safe Loading on Page 44 of the Utility & Fleet Magazine – Sept/Oct 2017 issue.

Load Handling

Please take a look at our Load Handling editorial on page 27, of the August 2017 issue of Van User magazine. Click on the link below; https://content.yudu.com/libraryHtml/A42yv4/VanUserAugust17/reader.html?refid=870279&refUrl=http%253A%252F%252Fwww.vanuser.co.uk%252F  

Clean Air Zones – update on cities to restrict pre-Euro VI vehicles

ESSENTIAL BRIEFING FROM THE FTA (Published by the FTA on 09/08/2017) FTA has carried out further analysis of the Government’s Air Quality Plan which was launched two weeks ago. This plan confirmed that in addition to London and the first five locations (Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham, Derby and Southampton) there are 23 additional local authorities across […]

DVSA Annual Review

The DVSA have released their first annual review, which sets out what they are most proud of during 2016/2017.  There are some staff stories, and the difference they make to road safety, and it also sets out some of the work they plan to do during 2017/2018. Two stories that are of interest to Red […]

Red Forge have been 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’ […]

What is the True Cost of Speeding?

Excessive speed is often a major factor in road traffic collisions. The chance of survival for a pedestrian hit by a car increases from 10% if the vehicle is travelling at 40mph to 90% if it’s doing 20mph. But what are the implications for transport operators if their drivers regularly speed or cause an accident […]

Auto Electrical Services (UK) Ltd Delegate Sponsor of APSE Aviemore

AES (UK) Ltd, the Red Forge approved Fitting Agent for Scotland, are headline sponsors of the APSE Scottish Fleet, Waste and Grounds Seminar being held in Aviemore on 23rd to 26th May 2017. They will be situated near the Tea and Coffee, on Stand 24. The Research & Development team have been working on some […]

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