Advances in ‘smart detection’ technology, could sound the death-knoll for ‘dumb’ ultra-sonic sensors, which can not differentiate between moving and static objects. With the advent of the DVS/HGV Safety Permits and the desire for operators to utilise equipment that “Should not activate in relation to roadside furniture”, many are now questioning whether ultra-sonic/’side-scan’ systems should still be employed, especially when new ‘smart’ technology can be as cost effective and significantly more effective. It’s widely accepted that the high False Alarm […]
Ahead of the Transport Committee’s cycling safety evidence sessions next week, Labour has involved itself in the debate with the launch of an HGV Safety Charter.
Palletways has become the first pallet network to achieve Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation for its Owned Member Depots business. FORS is a voluntary certification scheme aimed at ensuring fleet operators in London maintain high standards, it includes the fitting of cycle-safety equipment and training as one of its components. Palletways has received bronze level accreditation across its network of owned operation sites. “We will be making full use of the accreditation and access to materials to further enhance […]
Nearly three-quarters of fleet operators (72%) would exit a contract if urban regulations became too costly to absorb, according to new research revealed in the ‘Asset Alliance Group Industry Monitor 2021’