Gallery: London Cycling Campaign Debuts Bike-Friendly Truck Design To R...

 
One might assume that designing a truck is far outside the realm of an organization dedicated to bikes, but the LCC got a head-start by incorporating technologies used in another type of truck: garbage collectors. The most common response from lorry drivers after a fatal crash is to say they didn’t see the victim in the moments leading up to the crash. In London, modern garbage trucks have a more open cab design that minimizes the risk of running over refuse collectors working close to the vehicle. It's this strategy that LCC used as a jumping off point for its Safer Urban Lorry.

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