Council bin lorries benefit from new video and wireless technology


Carlisle City Council has addressed an increase in insurance claims by equipping its fleet of refuse and recycling trucks with video cameras and wireless reverse radars. After a successful trial, the council installed the RX3 hard disk recording 4-camera system and reverse radar from Innovative Safety Systems (ISS) to over 30 of its waste and cleansing vehicles. Laura Monkhouse, the council’s fleet and depot manager, said: “There were a number of incidents where we had been accused of causing damage […]