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 […]
Eyebrows rose in some parts of the industry when construction materials supplier Lafarge Tarmac announced it was going to start accrediting subcontractors for Fors as part of a new safety drive. But as the programme gathers pace, the firm has no regrets. There are many different approaches to managing subcontractors, but the announcement back in March by construction materials giant Lafarge Tarmac that it was going to start auditing its core subbies for compliance with Transport for London (TfL)’s Fleet […]
Knights of Old has fitted eight new MAN TGLs with additional nearside windows to improve drivers’ vision on the road.
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.