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 […]
The government is planning to outlaw the removal of sideguards and rear under-run devices on HGVs as part of its drive to reduce cyclist deaths across the UK.
Operators will be charged for Fors membership from later this year, although the exact cost has not yet been revealed.
Canute has launched a new cycle safety scheme in conjunction with its supply chain client Wilko’s.