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London Mayor Hails Israeli App That Makes Roads Safer

London Mayor Boris Johnson, in Israel as part of a trade and business delegation, praised the innovations made by the Israeli company Mobileye to help improve road safety in the UK’s biggest and most congested city. “It’s fantastic to see that cutting edge technology, such as Cycle Safety Shield developed by Mobileye in Israel, is being utilized to help make London’s roads safer,” said Johnson.

Fleet of 200 Trucks To Be Fitted With Cycle Safety Shield

Refuse collection vehicles are being fitted with technology designed to make cyclists safer by giving drivers warning of an object in their blind spot, as well as providing audible signals when the left hand indicator is in use.

Outstanding achievement & innovation rewarded at the 2015 London transport awards

The people and organisations that make a real difference to transport across London were recognised at the 12th annual London Transport Awards last night. The London Borough of Southwark picked up the top award of the night for Transport Borough of the Year, London Overground (LOROL) took the Rail Operator of the Year title while Abellio London & Surrey won Bus Operator of the Year.

Transport for London trials ‘safety shield’ on buses

New software is being trialled to try to reduce deaths on London’s roads, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed.

Two systems will be tested out by bus drivers, including the ‘Cycle Safety Shield’ which is designed to detect pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists nearby.