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 […]
MSL Scotland has added three Actros tractor units kitted out with the latest MirrorCam system after a trial of the camera received glowing reviews from the Broxburn haulier’s drivers.
The government will not introduce “knee jerk” regulations requiring trucks to be fitted with additional cycle safety equipment such as detectors or cameras without scientific evidence that they are effective, roads and freight minister Robert Goodwill MP has pledged.
An independent review into safety data and evidence concerning smart motorways has found no errors and concluded that all-lanes running (ALR) highways are some of the safest roads in the country.