About BackWatch Vehicle Safety Specialists

        About BackWatch Vehicle Safety Specialists. As BackWatch approach their 20th year in business as vehicle safety specialists they continue to provide the same traditional levels of customer care that have made them front runners in the field but also continue to move forward with new innovations in the sector. BackWatch are…

2020 Clean Air Zones

Clean Air Zones by 2020     The government published its quality plan in December committing to introducing clean air zones in five UK cities by 2020. 2020 is also the year that London will see Ultra Low Emission Zones (ULEZ) introduced. The UK’s highest polluting vehicles, such as buses, taxis, coaches and Lorries will…

South Korea plans giant uninhabited autonomous Test Town.

Autonomous Test Town   K-City test town is planned to be an eighty eight acre facility with motorways, bus lanes and autonomous parking zones. The motorways are to open in October 2017 with the rest of the facility following next year. The complex will allow self-driving cars to run the course without the need of a…

FORS Version 4.1 – whats new?

FORS 4.1 Updated Standards March 2017   FORS the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme have recently updated their standards bringing us version 4.1 FORS requirements are based around four main areas:- 1. Legal Compliance 2. Safety 3. Efficiency 4. Environmental Protection The aim of achieving FORS accreditation is to demonstrate that the company or organization run…

Tougher Penalties for Speeding.

    Road safety groups widely welcome the changes whereby drivers caught speeding are to face tougher penalties as of 24th April 2017 when new guidelines took effect. Drivers responsible for the most serious speeding offences will now be handed harsher fines, under a series of strict new rules for district judges and magistrates, designed…

10 Reasons You Need a Dash Cam.

  10 Reasons You Need a Dash Cam.   1. Accident Evidence. In the chaos following an accident drivers can have different memories and descriptions of the event. With video evidence that you weren’t responsible for a car accident you can save yourself from being found at fault by a car insurance company and incurring…

What you need to know about using your phone while driving!

So it was already illegal to use your mobile phone while driving however tougher punishments were introduced on March 1st 2017.  The result of being caught using a mobile phone while driving is now a £200 fine and a hefty six points on to your license.  New drivers will lose their license if caught with…

Congratulations Winner

Congratulations to Sebastian from the company Sebtrans75LTD who won our prize draw at the FORS Conference @ the National Conference Centre.. keep up to date with our latest products and news by following us on Facebook and Twitter .

Real-time vehicle tracking system

With our latest vehicle tracking system you can track your vehicles in real-time, anytime, using any internet connected device. There is no need for proprietary software or maps – everything is accessed over the web. Our system uses GPS satellites to locate your vehicles, and GSM technology to ensure that their positions, routes and logs…