Editorials

 

Make savings and be safe with our own-brand vehicle warning products

Make savings and be safe with our own-brand vehicle warning products

As the UK’s largest and only specialist distributor of vehicle warning products we wanted to introduce you to our own-brand ranges of LED warning lights, light bars and flashing beacons.  With low prices, reliability and our incredible level of customer service – why didn’t you consider it before?   Some of the features of our […]
An open letter from Andrew Strath, the Group Managing Director

An open letter from Andrew Strath, the Group Managing Director

It’s the New Year and the offices of the Dun-Bri Group from Dorset to Yorkshire are open to help you with your enquiries.  As part of our open commitment to customer service, we have published this letter from our Group Managing Director, Andrew Strath.     Dear Customer, The year-end is a time for both […]
How does the ADR and ECE Regulation 105 legislation affect my vehicle?

How does the ADR and ECE Regulation 105 legislation affect my vehicle?

If you transport dangerous goods on the road which are covered by the United Nations ADR regulations, you will need to make sure that the vehicle you use is approved to the relevant legislation, include ECE Regulation 105. There are several rules and pieces of legislation which cover the construction and use of vehicles in […]

An overview of the Chapter 8 highways regulations

We’ve been asked countless times about the ‘Chapter 8’ regulations and what people need to fit on their vehicles to comply, so we’ve compiled this handy, free of charge guide…   What is ‘Chapter 8’? The phrase ‘Chapter 8’ comes from the Traffic Signs Manual, first introduced in 1982, as amended.  It is a document that […]
Are you ready for new tax disc changes?

Are you ready for new tax disc changes?

We’ve been asked by a number of customers about this and although we don’t sell much related to them, we thought we’d answer your questions. As we know from 1 October 2014, the paper tax disc that we all know and love will no longer need to be displayed on a vehicle’s windscreen… If you […]

Fire Extinguishers on vehicles

We have been asked often about the legal requirement for fire extinguishers  in vehicles and the testing that is required. There is no requirement in law for extinguishers in vehicles except in specific circumstances detailed in regulations other than the Fire Safety Order:

A Guide to the Changes to First Aid Kit Legislation

The British Standards Institution (BSi) have recently published the new BS-8599 ‘British standard workplace first aid kits’ on 30th June 2011 and allowing up until 31st December 2011 for businesses to confirm.

European Community Whole Vehicle Type Approval – What does it mean?

They are the two main types of compulsory Type Approval introduced after a 2007 European Union directive and aimed mainly at the manufacturers of vans, lorries, trailers, buses and coaches – and all their components parts from the chassis down to the [insert light fitting]. ECWVTA will let you sell your vehicle anywhere within the European Union whereas NSSTA only covers theUK.