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DWP Transport was established in 1994 Order aides Anti Siphons

June 11th, 2021 Comments off

Great Fuel Protection Order From DWP Transport!
40 Anti Siphon Devices Ordered & Delivered

DWP Transport was established in 1994 as a family owned business, with a unique set of values. DWP operate a modern fleet of Fridge and curtain trailers for customers across the UK and Europe.

Thanks to Danny Poole for the order – Top Man!

The latest ASD on the market is the Ultra HGV Anti Siphon Permanent Plus
An Anti Truck Fuel Theft Prevention device is extremely cost effective, for a small investment it could save a company thousands in terms of stolen fuel and vehicle downtime

aide automotive on 0115 8456471 or info@aideautomotive.com Our product range – HGV Brake Testers – Caliper Pot Tester – Trailer EBS Testers – HGV Truck Trailer EBS / ABS Sensor Tester – Truck /Trailer Diagnostic Tools – Midtronics Battery Testers – Anti Siphon Devices – ISOCheck – Trailer Locks – Auto Braking Reversing System – HGV Diesel Tank Alarms – Plus More

HGV Road Sweeper Proximity Reversing Auto Braking System

February 22nd, 2021 Comments off

New Order & Customer On Board this week !

We will be working with @Trustseal to install a Back Stop Auto Braking System on the Trustseal Road sweeper.

This is the start of a Media Diary to see how the project progresses and completion to customer.

BackStop Trailer & Truck Reversing System is a modern hi tech reversing aide for commercial & mobile plant vehicles.

The BackStop system is an attractive product for transport managers to prevent reversing incidents & vehicle damage.

Reversing is often the cause of vehicle damage or human injury. Fines have been issued to transport operators for employee injury and high costs in repairs for simple low speed reversing incidents. One incident in 2011 when an employee received crush injuries cost the UK transport operator a total of £15,000 in fines and costs.

Contact aide automotive on 0115 8456471 to enquire further about the CV Vehicle Back Stop Auto Braking Reversing System

Contact aide automotive to discuss HGV Fuel Protection on 0115 8456471 or info@aideautomotive.com Our product range – HGV Brake Testers – Caliper Pot Tester – Trailer EBS Testers – HGV Truck Trailer EBS / ABS Sensor Tester – Truck /Trailer Diagnostic Tools – Midtronics Battery Testers – Anti Siphon Devices – ISOCheck – Trailer Locks – Auto Braking Reversing System – HGV Diesel Tank Alarms – Plus More

aide automotive are working with Trustseal to install a Back Stop Auto Braking System on the Road sweeper

HGV Susie Coil Covers For Scania GB!

January 26th, 2021 Comments off

Scania GB Ltd Have A Order On Its Way

20 Air / Electrical #Susie Coil Covers & 10 Easy Grips

Customer requirement for a new Scania truck order, keeping Susie lines clean & grease free & Easy Coupling with the Easy Grips.

Thanks Marc & Scania Grimsby – Packed & Off They Go….???

These covers are a quick and easy fit to a Trucks Coiled Susie Cables, Air Cables & the ISO Susie.

A Weather proof & protective sleeve, this “Sock” will protect the Air / Electrical Hoses.

The last and great bonus is that the cover stops Air lines / Susie Coils becoming Tangled or Damaged.

Read more About Easy Grips

Contact aide automotive on 0115 8456471 or info@aideautomotive.com Our product range – Brake Testers – Trailer Testers – EBS/ABS Sensor Tester – Diagnostic Tools – Midtronics Battery Testers – #HGV #Anti #Siphon #Devices – ISOCheck – Trailer Locks – Auto Braking Reversing System – HGV #Diesel #Tank #Alarms – Plus More

Truck Susie Cable Covers & Easy Grips

Protect Against HGV Fuel Thieves or not?

September 9th, 2020 Comments off

Do We Protect Against HGV Fuel Thieves or not?


aide automotive have been marketing and selling HGV / Commercial Vehicle fuel protection products for 20 years, we see increasing negativity on using anti siphon devices to protect the diesel fuel tank on a truck.


A recent remark was “anti-siphoning devices are a waste of time, you fit them and the bandits drill your diesel tank”


We agree anti siphon devices are not the be and end all to protect a commodity like HGV fuel, but what is?


To protect against any theft the owner has to create security / obstacles to prevent the thief from achieving their aim, instead of negativity to available protection aids and just ignoring the problem, look at the best way to help secure your property! Ignorance will inevitably breed thieves to repeat the act and look for easy targets!


In our 20 years marketing HGV diesel protection we have never had a call saying, “they drilled my tank!” We do have, “they just ripped out the sender unit” or “they just smashed the ASD”. So, the question is, how much is this commodity important to you? To lose a full tank for many is important to protect, also the follow-on inconvenience. So, if you think they will attack the tank, install an alarm, if they siphon fuel while a driver is parked, an Anti-Siphon Device? But overall a starting point is the “padlock” of an Anti-Siphon Device on the filler neck for many….

 
If not, then further protection aides like theTruck Tank Alarm “TankGuard” or Sender Unit Covers to protect the costly rip out of this item.


With this we have a SPECIAL Sample offer of the FuelKeep Anti Siphon Device!

Take a Sample at delivery cost only to prove the durability & quality of this Superb low cost ASD!

Midtronics EXP 1000FHD Battery Tester to Bus Operator Travelmasters

June 25th, 2020 No comments

Order Of The Week!! Midtronics Battery Tester
aide automotive Order Of the Week !

Midtronics EXP 1000FHD Battery Tester to Travelmasters In Sheerness.

Director Matt Burke visited the aide automotive warehouse for a bit of dispatch training this week.

As our products are of great value, we like all orders to arrive prompt & in an excellent condition, our warehouse operative Lusy was demonstrating how NOT to & how to pack aide automotive orders to other warehouse staff.

aide automotive pride ourselves on a quality service from order to delivery (with a tiny bit of fun in between), so its important to make sure orders are treated with care when packing .

Thank you to Paul of Travelmasters for this weeks order of the week!

Remember!! Regular battery testing & charging will make a CV fleet productive & efficient, keeping vehicles moving in cold & sunny conditions.

Truck Bus HGV Battery Tester
Bus Company Purchase 24 Volt Battery Tester

Contact aide automotive on 0115 8456471 or info@aideautomotive.com Our product range – Brake Testers – Trailer Testers – EBS/ABS Sensor Tester – Diagnostic Tools – Midtronics Battery Testers – Anti Siphon Devices – ISOCheck – Trailer Locks – Auto Braking Reversing System – HGV Diesel Tank Alarms – Plus More

HGV Trailer Pallet Truck Retainer

February 28th, 2020 Comments off

Pallet Truck Locking system “Lee Lock”


The Truck & Bus Product Focus Has Arrived! A little Late But Better Than Never….. ?

This Week Is – Commercial Vehicle / Trailer Load Handling The Pallet Truck Locking system “Lee Lock”, addresses a fairly widespread health and safety issue. The Lee Lock pallet truck restraint is designed to lock the pallet truck in place at all times, hence reducing any chance of the truck slamming into other pallets, slashing the curtain side and as the pallet truck slots into the lock there’s no chance of any back injury from lifting.

Locking the Pallet Truck In a trailer

Prevents Curtain Tears & Damage

Prevents Goods In Transit Damage

Employee Injury Prevention

Secures Load While in Transit

Pallet jacks are the most basic form of a forklift and are intended to move pallets within a warehouse

aide automotive has seen more and more companies review the Pallet Truck Restrainer Lee Lock in the last two years, with the ideal time to fit the lock at a trailer build many companies use a body builder to add the Pallet Truck Lock to a trailer or rigid truck. Contact aide automotive – 0115 8456471 or email 

Commercial Vehicle / Trailer Load Handling The Pallet Truck Locking Retainer

Commercial Vehicle / Trailer Load Handling The Pallet Truck Locking Retainer

HGV Fuel / Diesel Protection

August 15th, 2019 Comments off

HGV Fuel Theft Advert In Commercial Motor


The July edition of Commercial Motor highlighted a feature on Fuel Theft from commercial vehicles, titled “An Inside Job?”

The feature advised that fuel theft doesn’t just take place in laybys, its likely to happen much closer to home.

Commercial motors article explained on how to spot & deal with internal HGV fuel pilfering.

Below are some reported incidents of Commercial Vehicle Diesel Theft in the UK.

Anti Siphon DevicesTruck Fuel Tank Alarms & Tank Sender Cover Protection 

aide automotive advertised the range of Truck Fuel Protection Products:

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Fuming Over Stolen Truck Diesel?

Hauliers have been advised to be on their guard after a load worth £18,000 was stolen from a truck in Northamptonshire last week.

Thieves broke into the lorry, which was parked in an A14 lay-by overnight on Wednesday 19 February, and took around 1,000 bottles of Bombay Sapphire gin.

The thieves are believed to have used a van in the raid, which occurred between 8pm on Wednesday and 5am on Thursday 20 February.

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North Yorkshire Police are urging hauliers to keep their vehicles properly secured overnight after a truck was stolen in Leyburn earlier this week.

The Scania truck with a curtainsided trailer was taken from Moor Road, sometime overnight between Monday 12 August and Tuesday 13 August.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police was unable to confirm which company operated the truck and hauliers in the area seemed unaware that the theft had taken place.

Police have advised that vehicles are kept in locked compounds when not in use and are fitted with GPS or tracking devices, enabling operators to locate vehicles if they are stolen.

 

Truck Fuel Tank Protection

HGV Fuel Theft Advert In Commercial Motor

Commercial Vehicle Brake Testing Up To Standard?

May 18th, 2018 Comments off

Brake performance testing should be a key part of your maintenance

The Governments Moving On Blog recently posted the below press.
Brake performance testing should be a key part of your maintenance regime that needs to happen at every safety inspection.
And, if you find any braking performance problems while the vehicle or trailer is in use, you’ll need to get a measured brake efficiency test before you use the vehicle again.
For most of you, this is standard practice and shows that you’re committed to running your fleet compliantly and protecting other road users.
Tragic consequences
But unfortunately some licence holders don’t meet the minimum standards and the consequences can be devastating.
In 2015, DVSA examiners investigated a road traffic incident involving a 32-tonne tipper vehicle. Four people, including a four-year-old girl, were killed when the vehicle’s brakes failed on a steep hill.
Our investigation found the operator’s brake testing was far below the required standards. The company’s approach to brake testing was nowhere near thorough enough, and on 5 out of 13 safety inspection records, the brake test section had been left blank.
In the other records, the comments were too limited for anyone to understand what they meant.
Successful court convictions
Two individuals from the company were each convicted of four counts of manslaughter at Bristol Crown Court.
The company director was sentenced to 7 years and 6 months in prison and the mechanic was sentenced to 5 years and 3 months in prison.
The Traffic Commissioner revoked the company’s operator’s licence and both the company and its director were disqualified from holding or obtaining another operator’s licence for two years.
Even if nothing this catastrophic happens, our vehicle examiners  will still take your vehicle off the road and can issue you with a fixed penalty if they find dangerous problems with your brakes. This could lead to an investigation and referral to the Traffic Commissioner.
Following best practice
You should carry out routine safety inspections of your vehicles on a regular basis. Annex 4 of the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness provides tips for you to work out how often a vehicle needs to be inspected.
A braking test needs to form a part of each safety inspection. If possible, you should always brake test a vehicle or trailer laden. You should also use a calibrated roller brake tester (RBT) to measure:
?    individual brake performance
?    overall braking efficiency
You should undertake brake testing with the vehicle or trailer laden in order to get meaningful results. If this test shows the brakes aren’t working properly, then the vehicle or trailer isn’t roadworthy.
You could also use an approved and calibrated decelerometer to measure overall brake efficiency if you’re testing vehicles without trailers.
And you should always try and obtain a printout of the brake test from either the RBT or decelerometer and make sure it’s attached to the safety inspection record. If you can’t get a printout, the inspector should record the results on the safety inspection report instead.
If you can’t carry out a brake test during a safety inspection, the vehicle’s braking performance must be assessed using a road test.
This needs to be carried out under controlled and safe conditions. The safety inspection record should also say that the brake performance was assessed by a road test.
You can use an Electronic Braking Performance Monitoring System (EBPMS) to assess trailer braking performance using data collected while the vehicle is in use.
aide automotive market decelerometer brake testers for commercial vehicles, the Bowmonk BrakeCheck is a known quality product for the UK’s truck, bus & coach market as well as around the world.
The latest addition to the BrakeCheck range is the BrakeCheck GEO, with a built in GPS receiver this decelerometer will provide a GPS location to each brake test.
Contact aide automotive on 0115 8456471 or email info@aideautomotive.com

Truck Brake Tester

BrakeCheck Decelerometer Price Offers

Protective shield for a Truck Fuel Tank Sender

January 17th, 2018 Comments off

Truck Sender Tank Security

New Sender Shield Protection

Sender Safe is a new product to help with fuel security around a Truck Diesel Fuel Tank.

Sender Safe is a robust and easy to fit protective shield for a Truck Fuel Tank Sender unit, increased protection of the fuel tank filler entry by fitting anti siphon devices has meant the Sender Unit is now the way to steal fuel.

The Sender Safe unit sits on top of the fuel tank attached by the fuel tank mounting straps, Sender Safe prevents access and damage to the Fuel Tank Sender Unit.

A recent enquiry from a northern haulier advised the cost of a Sender Rip out to be £800, that’s including the fuel stolen.

Cost effective and in house or on site fitting, Sender Safe takes one more step in fuel security.

aide automotive specialise in truck fuel tank security, with 3 unique products to protect a truck diesel tank.

Contact aide automotive on 0115 8456471 or via the contact page – aide automotive Contact!

 

Diesel Tank Sender & Alarms From aide automotive

Stop Truck Fuel Theft

80% Of Commercial Vehicle Brake Faults Cleared By Sensor Master

November 7th, 2017 Comments off

CV ABS & EBS Brake Repairs Made Easy!

The Sensor Master Clears 80% Of Commercial Vehicle Brake Faults

As the air braking world has changed, we have had to adapt the way we deal with diagnostic problems that can arise on our customers vehicle systems. As the air signalling system has been fazed out and replaced by the EBS / ABS system we have endeavored to keep up with the advancements in the technology and created our own range of testing equipment.
Our engineer is constantly updating the test equipment to match the needs that arise from his service visits, so are perfectly tuned to the EBS / ABS components that we supply.
Our test devices can be used in conjunction with the OE manufacturer’s testers to create a complete analysis structure for truck and trailers that is not only easy to use but also affordable to all sizes of fleet maintenance from owner / driver to multi fleet service garages.
Since 80% of all EBS / ABS problems are sensor related (Reported By Knorr Bremse & Wabco), by connecting to the sensor socket on each wheel, rather than the ECU, in effect, taking the quickest and most direct route, by going straight to the heart of the problem.
The Sensor Master DRA08 is a handheld EBS / ABS sensor and exciter ring tester, for use on trucks, trailers, and buses.
Lightweight and portable, the EBS /ABS CV Sensor Tester comes supplied with two 1.6m high quality cables, a sturdy carry case, short introductory printed manual, and a single 9V battery – everything, in fact, needed to use it straight out of the box.
Designed with ease of use in mind, the Commercial Vehicle ABS EBS Sensor Testertakes minutes to set-up, and, once connected, undertakes a complete test cycle of the six most common causes of EBS / ABS faults, at the touch of a button, in just 15 seconds – a fraction of the time it would take to perform the same tests manually.
Contact aide automotive to purchase this cost effective easy to use tester or buy online at our aide Online PayPal Shop.

Commercial Vehicle ABS EBS Tester

Truck ABS Faults Easily Found With Sensor Tester