Edinburgh City Council fits cycle safety technology across refuse truck fleet


 

City of Edinburgh Council is fitting new vulnerable road user protection technology across its 40-plus fleet of waste and recycling trucks to boost cyclist safety. Following successful trials over the past 12 months, the Scottish council has decided to fit Cyclear and 360-degree CCTV hard disk recording equipment to its vehicles. Cyclear, made by British manufacturer Innovative Safety Systems, helps to protect vulnerable road users by detecting passing cyclists and audibly alerting the driver. The system alerts drivers to the presence […]