Tick Tracker For Triathletes.

Our boast is always that our lightweight and waterproof GPS Tick tracker can be used for all manner of applications. But the way one of our customers put it and themselves to the test recently really proves this. When the corona virus meant that John was unable to take part in Ironman Barcelona, he decided…

Enforcement Date Change for TfL Direct Vision Standard.

We previously told all our customers that From 26th October 2020 all Trucks with a gross weight over 12 tonnes will require a HGV Safety Permit to enter London. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic it has now been confirmed that the enforcement date has been delayed to give companies extra time to comply. The earliest…

Coronavirus / MOT for light vehicles.

With regards restrictions in place intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the FTA has given the following update on light vehicle testing. FTA is actively speaking on behalf of logistics in daily industry calls with Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), as well as the Department for Transport (DfT) and other…

Budget 2020 – logistics taxes and charges

Following the 2020 Budget – The FTA has provided its members with a breakdown of the new related to the UK haulage industry. . Fuel Duty – Frozen for a further year. . Fuel Duty relief for red diesel – Scrapped for sectors other than agriculture, rail and home heating from April 2022. It will…

Klarner’s Coaches Choose Backwatch

Backwatch are delighted with the recent feedback received from Tristan from Klarner’s Coaches. He said “We will be coming to yourselves for the systems or any parts required due to the excellent customer service and back up we get. Both yourself (Emma) and Andrew have been extremely helpful and know exactly what we need when…

Backwatch 2019 – A Year in review

As 2019 draws to a close we take a look back. In a year that will be remembered for the ups and downs of Brexit, Direct Vision Standard and low emissions zones Backwatch have continued to add to their extensive range of Commercial Vehicle Safety Products. The start of the year saw the introduction of…

Direct Vision Standard (DVS) Are you ready?

From 26th October 2020 all Trucks with a gross weight over 12 tonnes will require a HGV Safety Permit to enter London. Through the TfL Direct Vision Standard (DVS) scheme vehicles will be awarded a star rating from 0 – 5 based on the amount of direct vision the driver has through the windows when…

Backwatch New Blind-spot Radar System.

October 2019 has seen the launch of our new radar sensor system. Following extensive trials on a Renault T Range working in London our Backwatch Blind-Spot Radar (BBR) is now available direct from us at an introductory price (ending Jan 2020). Covering both sides, comprising of two radar sensors mounted on the front side of…

Coming Soon – Exciting New Products

Always striving to deliver excellent quality products for our customers Backwatch have been working hard over the last few months on some new and exciting safety solutions. Launching in the next few weeks our NEW blind spot safety system incorporating microwave radar provides a bespoke blind spot solution – aiding both low and high speed…

Backwatch Launch Container / Trailer Tracker

With the success of our wireless GPS Tick tracker launched in 2017, Backwatch Safety Products have recently introduced its big bother “BIG TICK”. With up to 10 years battery life between charges big tick is ideal for tracking larger assets such as containers, trailers and horse boxes. Track your units via mobile phone, desk top,…