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Rygor mix it up for Brunel Recycling

Friday 26th April 2019

Cornwall’s Brunel Recycling has added the latest string to its Mercedes-Benz bow, in the shape of a high-riding eight-wheeler with volumetric mixer body. Essentially a truck mixer and concrete batching plant rolled into one, the new truck is based on…

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Rygor Kicks off Charities of the Year Fundraising with Wellbeing Event

Monday 25th February 2019

Mercedes-Benz Commercial vehicle dealer group, Rygor, kicked off its 2019 charity fundraising with a team yoga class held at the company’s headquarters in Wiltshire. The company, who is fundraising for Dorothy House Hospice Care, Wiltshire Air Ambulance and Hope For…

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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

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