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The Government announces MOT delay

Wednesday 1st April 2020 MOT delay

In light of the current coronavirus pandemic, GOV.UK have announced that MOT due dates have been granted a 6 month extension period. This temporary exemption from vehicle testing will enable vital services to continue. Front-line workers will be able to go…

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Direct Vision Standard

Tuesday 31st March 2020 DVS

The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) forms part of The Mayor of London and TfL’s Vision Zero approach to reducing road danger. Why is this coming into effect? Heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) were involved in around 78% of cyclist fatalities and 20%…

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Proximity Control Assist in the Actros

Wednesday 17th August 2016

Proximity Control Assist on the Actros

The optionally available Proximity Control Assist is designed for relaxed, safe driving by automatically adapting the speed and proximity of the Acrtos to the changing driving situation using the integral cruise and braking speed control. The system also incorporates a stop-and-go function to further relieve the strain on the driver. With this, the Proximity Control Assist can automatically bring the Actros to a complete stop, for instance when traffic starts to tail back – and when things start moving, the truck slowly pulls away again.