Recycling and waste company Veolia has begun fitting out its entire refuse management fleet with the TurnAlarm cyclist safety system from Vision Techniques. The system, being provided under a £1m contract, provides cyclists with audio and visual warnings along the nearside of trucks turning left. It will be fitted to Veolia’s 3,125-strong fleet in the next 12 months, in addition to signs to the side and rear of trucks warning cyclists about truck blind spots. Incorporating high intensity, flashing LEDs […]
XPO Logistics has renewed its warehousing and distribution contract with fire safety equipment manufacturer Kidde Safety for a further two years.
Yodel has won the RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) Gold Award for health and safety for the second year running. Yodel’s senior HS&E manager, Gerry Prior, accepted the award on the behalf of Yodel’s sort centres and Yodel Transport subsidiary, that were presented the award in recognition of its commitment to high health and safety standards. Marija Simovic, COO, says: ““Ensuring the safety of our workforce and the public is paramount and it is a priority for […]
The FTA has criticised the speed of the roll-out of fully segregated cycle superhighways in London, suggesting the scheme is being rushed through to coincide with the mayoral elections in May 2016.