Safety on the Side
Cemex, a leading supplier of cement, ready mixed concrete and aggregates adopted a range of safety measures to resolve the issue of cyclist and HGV collisions.
Cemex fitted a range of Brigade’s safety systems to its tippers and mixers to improve the driver’s field of vision and make their vehicles more visible to pedestrians and cyclists. The combination systems include Brigade’s movement sensors (Sidescan) and talking alarms (Backchat) to alert both parties to potential danger.
During an FTA Seminar, Paul Clarke, Logistics Fleet Engineering Manager at Cemex said “Between 2000 and 2004 vehicles operating on our behalf were involved in 6 road traffic accidents involving cyclists on the nearside, two of which sadly resulted in fatalities, however...