Ealing trial cycle safety shield for lorries

CllrBassamMahfouzCycleSafetyShield.jpgToday Ealing launched a cycle safety shield which we are trialling on a six month basis. It is an intelligent detection and warning system which will alert the driver through 360 degree camera views and smart detection systems of any pedestrians or cyclists who may be in a potentially dangerous spot. We are hoping to roll it out to our contractors’ fleets and believe it’s something that would be vitally important for others like bus providers and private companies to roll out too. Cllr Bassam Mahfouz spoke to BBC London’s Tom Edwards about the scheme.

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