Croydon Council is running a six-month trial of Cycle Alert technology on three of its own HGVs. Cycle Alert is an RFID sensory system to detect cyclists in vehicles’ blindspots. It comprises a wireless low-power sensor on the vehicle, a cab-mounted device to alert the driver of a cyclist’s presence and a tag fitted to bicycles. Carole Crankshaw, regeneration development and environment department senior transport planner and biking borough programme manager of Croydon Council, said, “As the number of cyclists […]
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.
Knights of Old has fitted eight new MAN TGLs with additional nearside windows to improve drivers’ vision on the road.
TfL has revealed that consultancy group Aecom is to run Fors on a five-year concession-style contract that will see the best practice scheme taken national.