National Seaways Freight in Ireland is installing Camera Telematics’ multi-camera ‘Street Angel’ across its fleet to protect it against insurance fraud. The four-camera solution provides recordings of any roadside incident and creates evidence in the event of an insurance claim. The haulier said 80% of its journeys take place in rural areas with narrow roads so it needed a solution that provided visibility of the entire HGV and the subsequent recordings be admissible as evidence. “For us, Street Angel has […]
‘Dynamic’ hard shoulder running on smart motorways is to be brought to an end after analysis found it caused confusion and increased the risk of accidents. In addition, the deployment of radar-based ‘stopped vehicle detection’ will be ramped up across the entire smart motorway network, after government research showed the risk of collisions between moving and stationary vehicles had increased. Near misses on smart motorways have risen twenty-fold in the past five years to 1,485, compared to 72 near misses […]
Smart motorways present “an ongoing risk of future deaths” and a review into their safety should now be undertaken, a coroner has concluded.
CEMEX is rolling out 57 new DAF 8-wheeler tipper trucks featuring a mix of pedestrian safety awareness messages.