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Better visibility and increased Safety for SUEZ Trucks
Safety Comes First Safety is paramount at SUEZ Netherlands. As Health & Safety Specialist for the company, Ralph Kerkhoff was involved in the decision to install CornerEye®, the blind spot camera from Orlaco. "We operate more than 850 trucks in a wide range of models. When we drive them through urban and residential areas and business parks, our top priorities are traffic safety and the safety of people and other road users. Our main focus is on preventing accidents, whatever the circumstan...
A growing number of accidents are being caused by people not being able to see properly when working on the road:
Poor visibility, cramped working conditions, time pressure, traffic racing past — experts say that people put their life at risk when working on a road sweeper. "Although it looks like an easy job, it isn't." An accident involving a road sweeper and two road workers took place recently during some routine maintenance work, when poor visibility resulted in both men ending up underneath the vehicle. This accident underlined the potential dangers of working with road sweepers. Experts mai...
Orlaco 170º Sideview on your side
In an urban area, maneuvering safely with a truck isn’t always easy. Orlaco’s 170º Sideview system offers a solution to make this process safer, more efficient and more comfortable. Combined with Front and Rearview, this vision system provides a view on all risky areas. Orlaco’s Sideview system consists of a FAMOS camera with 170°-lens that more than covers vision class V on a 7” monitor. The area on the side of the truck is completely visible. Pedestrians, cyclists and obstacles are clea...