X-ray truck

X-ray truck

Coming soon in Poland, border guards, security and auxiliary service will be able to effectively prosecute drivers who smuggle banned cargo. Company AS&E provides its clients on all continents. The guardian of an "appropriate" charge is a new proposal of the company AS&E. We are talking about a vehicle of the name: Z Backscatter Van (ZBV), which in addition to strange sounding names, in a split second can x-ray every cargo and truck. Using scanners installed on this car the transport of illigal cargo is no longer possible....

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Tachographs provoke an accidents

Tachographs provoke an accidents

According to the German insurance company Kravag, the introduction of digital tachograph in Spain has increased the stress on drivers due to the pressures of time and operate the device. Studies have shown that trucks with mounted digital tachograph had more accidents than those with analogue tachograph. The study was conducted during May 2006 - December 2008. Statistics show that about 21% more trucks with a digital meter of time has been involved in accidents than those with analog. An additional cause of conflict may be a lack of skills...

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A real man does not ask for directions?

A real man does not ask for directions?

In the UK, have been carried out tests on men - drivers, how they are looking for a road. Results somehow are not surprising. Quite a shock will appear, but the statistics do not lie, that the average male driver beats more than 400 km per year in England do not want to ask the way and they looking for by themselves. About 25% of respondents admitted that at least 30 minutes will be circulated to decide for help and ask a passerby for directions. As many as 10% are sure, even though they go about all day, ithey will not ask anyone for help....

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Scania reversing on the highway. One person is dead

Scania reversing on the highway. One person is dead

3 people in hospital and one fatality - the result of an wrong idea of 47-year-old Scania's driver. The accident occurred 26th August at night, on the 214 km of A4 motorway. It is not known what caused the need of going against the traffic by several meter set, but when the tractor-trailer was no longer perpendicular to the road, in the semi-trailer struck the Nissan, in which four persons were sitting. 23-year-old passenger, despite resuscitation attempts, the event did not survive. There are not known the intentions of Scania's driver. To...

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The end of carelessness on holiday in Spain

The end of carelessness on holiday in Spain

Pirates of road will be no longer feel impunity. Spanish police want to fight and know what to do to pull the liability of the foreign drivers who flout speed limits. Foreign drivers who are hoping that the speed camera with his pictures of their offenses will not be sent abroad may be disappointed. Police want to set a special camera in places where normal face ordinary radars. Those devices have to recognize the car registrations, which vehicle exceeding speed limit. Examination by the device has to determine whether the vehicle comes from...

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The world

The world

Sounds like a truck's check-in in Dorohusk, 2 years ago, except that here ... nobody customs. Renovations in the capital caused traffic jams between expressway Beijing - Tibet, which runs from ... August 14. Drivers play cards and chess. Still others, even joking that it would add to any concerts. Real good business can get vendors and the intriguing and pasta, while overstating the rate strongly. 400 policemen guarding a whole 24 hours a day. Niu Fengrui, director of the Institute of Urban Planning and Environmental Studies at the Chinese...

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Driving on polish road is like "a pretty penny"

Driving on polish road is like "a pretty penny"

Tender for electronic toll collection for the use of roads raises more emotions. Not long ago we wrote about the fight in the competition of many consortia and the uncertainty term feasibility.   Highway's user with the future of e-toll system will not be interested in the contractor's name or any problems with the reality of his term. Drivers wonder how much will cost new infrastructure investment? In addition, fees will be charged all road users, not just trucks.   First dissatisfaction and concern gave carriers. The calculation...

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Eyes wide shut

Eyes wide shut

At night and in the day, we can be blinded by the shine, which is the direct cause of the danger on the road. There is no universal recipe ever when ride comfort is the highest, this is dictated by individual circumstances and tastes.   Studies showes, that people who complain the most at glare of sun or headlights of other cars are men over 45 and women over 35 years. Alarming is that more and more people complain of the bad set of light vehicles, which interfere with good visibility.   It is hard to choose the best time for...

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In Sankt Petersburg opened the "Park&Ride;"

In Sankt Petersburg opened the "Park&Ride;"

Since August 17 the biggest car park in St. Petersburg has started the business . This type of "Park &Ride" is only in Warsaw in Poland.   This will not only parking for passenger vehicles, but that the truck will be a frequent customer at a standstill in the vicinity of the metro station "Obuchowo". Over 400 vehicles will find there a place for themselves. For a small fee trucks will safely prepare for next trip.   Parking is secure and drivers leaving at this place their vehicles will recive two tickets...

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7 Deadly Sins of European drivers

7 Deadly Sins of European drivers

The German newspaper Die Welt published a list of the most criminal offenses by European drivers. TransInfo prepared for their readers a summary of the mandates that apply in each country for the misdemeanor.   The European statement of seven deadly sins the "too much speed" was ranked as fourth. In Germany, inappropriate speed for the driving conditions, in turn, is the second most common causes of accidents. In 2009, with our western neighbors reported the biggest increase in accidents since 2002. 40% of all victims were...

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