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 […]