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 […]
Transport for London’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) now has more than 1,300 registered members.
The Fortec Distribution Network has become an associate member of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors), TfL’s London-based accreditation scheme.
Operators will be charged for Fors membership from later this year, although the exact cost has not yet been revealed.