Technology versus direct vision in the quest to eliminate HGV blindspots


 

Freightinthecity’s sister publication Commercial Motor spoke to industry about the best way to help HGV drivers avoid collisions with vulnerable road users. Technology to help HGV drivers avoid collisions with cyclists hidden in their vehicles’ blind spots is arguably now the norm, rather than the exception in city fleets. But with numerous mirrors, visual display units (VDUs), audible alarms and additional window panels to scan, is too much expected now of drivers operating in unpredictable urban areas? How much can […]