Case Studies


  • Skanska chooses Bowmonk BrakeCheck

    Skanska is always looking to achieve the highest operational safety standards, especially the vehicle safety across its infrastructure services business. The vehicles operating in this division spend a lot of time on the road so they require regular safety inspections, part of which includes comprehensive brake testing. Eileen Roddis, Senior Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager at Skanska, commented:... Read more...

  • Aggregate Industries invests in BrakeCheck4Quarries for HME Fleet

    The HME (Heavy Mobile Equipment) management team at Aggregate Industries have recently taken delivery of a quantity of electronic brake testers.  The decision was made to invest in this technology to enable them to closely monitor the braking performance of all of their heavy mobile plant machinery and site vehicles, as part of their mandatory safety inspections. Paul Mitchinson, UK HME Manager... Read more...

  • Enterprise Flex-E-Rent invests in BrakeCheck Training

    One of the UK's leading vehicle rental companies, Enterprise Flex-E-Rent, has recently invested in a comprehensive brake testing training programme for its 50 strong fleet of mobile vehicle technicians and national network of workshop based testing centres, each having their own dedicated portable DVSA-approved brake test kit supplied by Norwich-based manufacturer, Bowmonk Tapley. ... Read more...

  • Dawnus chooses Bowmonk on-board weighing system

    Established construction company Dawnus, based in South Wales but operating throughout the UK and West Africa, recently invested in on-board weighing technology for two of their Scania tractor units, both of which pull 'swan neck' trailers transporting their heavy plant and external hire fleet across the UK.  One is licensed at 65 tonnes GVW with the other at 150 tonnes GVW, with... Read more...

  • BrakeCheck approved by National Express

    National Express has ordered a number of Bowmonk’s BrakeCheck systems following a successful demonstration at its Walsall depot. Nick Sorrill, head of quality assurance, explains “National Express takes every step to ensure our duty of care policy and high safety standards are constantly adhered to. To this end, there is no exception or compromise where our bus and coach brake testing... Read more...

  • Selwood partners with Bowmonk for plant hire brake testing

    Equipment hire specialist Selwood is to use cutting-edge brake testing technology on its entire fleet of wheeled plant after entering into a partnership with Bowmonk. All the company’s wheeled hire vehicles will undergo regular brake testing procedures using Bowmonk equipment as part of Selwood’s stringent pre-hire safety checking regime. Customers will be issued with a test sheet... Read more...

  • Suffolk Livestock Hauliers benefit from On Board Weigh Scale Installation

    Halesworth based D. Blowers Ltd are a long established professional Livestock Haulage company who have been providing a comprehensive transportation service to Farmers and Smallholders since 1951. Whether it is a small single uplift or a multi vehicle movement, Blowers have invested in the appropriate equipment to provide a high level of service to their customers. Their semi-trailer fleet is... Read more...

  • BrakeCheck Training for Hedingham Team

    Technicians from Hedingham Buses took part in a training programme, provided by Bowmonk-Tapley, covering brake tests on their fleet of buses and coaches using the DVSA-approved Bowmonk BrakeCheck decelerometer as part of their regular interim safety checks. Hedingham, which is now part of the Go-Ahead Group, is already using the Bowmonk kit and the training was delivered on-site to technicians from... Read more...

  • Volvo Construction Equipment equips UK service van fleet with In-CarPC routers

    Volvo Construction Equipment is one of the world's leading manufacturers of heavy plant equipment, with the product range including excavators, articulated haulers, wheeled loaders and demolition equipment. In the UK these vehicles are supported by a nationwide network of service engineers, operating from 8 Customer Support Centres and supplemented by strategically located home-based engineers.... Read more...

  • Manchester Airport chooses In-CarPC again for on-board computers

    In early 2015 Manchester Airport again chose In-CarPC to provide on-board computers for its fleet of airside passenger buses, replacing the existing computers which In-CarPC had provided in 2008. The computers are used to record - and transmit to airport staff in real-time via 3G - vital data about each bus journey as passengers are transported between the airport and aircraft on remote stands. ... Read more...

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