Trucks kill a lot a cyclists and that’s a problem. We’ve looked at ways we can make trucks more efficient, now London Cycling Campaign has found ways to make trucks safer. They have modified the layout of a truck to allow the driver to see more of the road – in particular cyclists.
London Cycling Campaign haulage expert and former lorry driver Charlie Lloyd said:
â€œOur Safer Urban Lorry design is a challenge to the construction industry to use vehicles that help reduce the terrible number of people on bikes and on foot who are killed by lorries.
â€œThe restricted view from the cab of many of todayâ€™s construction lorries means the driver often has little or no idea who or what is in their immediate vicinity, which is totally unacceptable
Read more at London Cycling Campaign.