Kier Environmental has introduced two new security systems to protect its municipal fleet from theft and damage. The first system, Ident, was designed by MT Innovation Award winner Vision Techniques and helps prevent the firm’s refuse collection vehicles being driven away by an unauthorised user. Kier environmental director Darren Judd, who is responsible for a national fleet of 750 HGVs, approached the technology firm for a security system after two incidents highlighted a need to boost safety measures. “One of these […]
Food and drink logistics services provider Culina Logistics has revealed plans to fit out its entire fleet of around 400 trucks with forward facing cameras and remote speeding alerts. The operator will also install a trailer tracking system on almost 1,000 trailers. Both measures are subject to a successful trial of the respective systems that will get underway in August.
Motor Transport has opened the doors to its Hall of Fame, in association with Scania, to mark the achievements of individuals that have made an outstanding contribution to the road transport industry.
As an operator it’s frustrating to purchase new trucks and still have to fit additional safety features, now often mandated to work in the city centre construction sector, which are not currently available to be installed or supported by the manufacturer.