New Van Safety Rating launched by Thatcham Research and Euro NCAP. Mathew Avery explains why 5 vans failed to achieve even the lowest award. Van manufacturers are being urged to fit more lifesaving collision avoidance technology to their vehicles as standard after tests for a new Commercial Van Safety Rating revealed some alarming results.
Tailgating - a serious problem Driving too close to the vehicle in front is dangerous, intimidating and causes accidents, especially when driving at speed. Tailgating is a factor in 1 in 8 casualties on the SRN and an offence of driving without due care and attention, carrying a minimum £100 fine and penalty