O’Donovan conducting low-to-ground side-skirt trial on landfill tippers


Tottenham-based O’Donovan Waste Disposal is conducting a ‘how low can we go’ trial on tipper side-skirts. MD Jacqueline O’Donovan said a side-skirt is normally fitted 550mm from ground level, however, the company is successfully operating an eight-wheel tipper with side-skirt ground clearance of only 375mm, working across a rutted landfill site. A Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (Clocs) champion, the firm  has also invested around £5,000 per vehicle on its 85-strong fleet to fit additional safety equipment to help protect […]