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Rygor Commercials Steps Up its Wellness Programme for 2021

Wednesday 24th February 2021

Mercedes-Benz Commercial vehicle Dealer Group, Rygor, is continuing to put the wellbeing of its team at the forefront of the business, as the company kick-starts 2021. Even though still in winter, the month of February brings an air of optimism…

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Meet the eVan experts at your local Rygor branch

Thursday 25th February 2021 electric van

What’s the buzz on electric vehicles? With individuals and businesses consciously making more environmentally friendly choices, and the number of local councils introducing congestion charges increasing, people are understandably exploring their options when considering their next van purchase. The increase…

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General Saftey Regulations – Truck

Thursday 9th July 2015

At Rygor, we understand the importance of safety to your company, which is why we wanted to make all our customers aware of new truck legislation which will be coming into effect this year.

The Rygor Truck Team recently had the opportunity to meet with Nick Blake, Head of Engineering (Truck), at Mercedes-Benz to gain an insight into the latest regulation updates coming into effect this year.

Lane Departure Warning System

From November 1st 2015, all Mercedes-Benz Trucks will require Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) referred to by Mercedes-Benz as Lane Keeping Assist (S1H).

Vehicle exemptions for Lane Departure Warning System, include:

· Off-road (N2G/N3G)

· Mini-Artic tractor units (3.5-8t GVM)

· Special purpose vehicles

·4 or more axles

Advanced Emergency Braking System

From 1st November 2015 the following will need to have Advanced Emergency Braking System (AEBS) to Level 1 referred to by Mercedes-Benz as Active Brake Assist (S1P):

· All Mercedes-Benz Trucks over 12t with Air suspension (N3)

· All Mercedes-Benz Trucks between 8t and 12t with Air suspension (N2)

Mercedes-Benz AEBS exceeds the minimum requirement and already meets Level 2, Level 3 is available as an option

Vehicles which are exempt from AEBS (Advanced Emergency Braking System):

· Off-road (N2G/N3G)

· Mini-Artic tractor units (3.5-8t GVM)

· Special purpose vehicles

· 4 or more axles

· All vehicles with rear steel suspension until 1st November 2018