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LOCATION: Mobile Plant ARTICLE YEAR 2013
ACTIVITY: Transport / Delivery COMPANY: Vision Techniques Ltd
SUB ACTIVITY: Mobile Plant COMPANY LOCATION: Blackburn
BEST PRACTICE No: BP886 COMPANY TEL: 01254 679 717
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United Kingdom
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VT Overview™ - all round view for dump truck
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DESCRIPTION

Following the Pennyvennie fatalities, the driver’s visibility from the cab of the dumper at Lafarge Tarmac’s Wensley Quarry was reviewed. It was felt there was the potential that he might not take all the information in from the numerous mirrors before setting off.

To overcome this concern, Vision Techniques supplied their new VTOverview system which provides a single point of focus to the driver. This system combines the images from four ultrawide angle cameras into a single image providing a bird’s eye view. From one monitor the driver can see all round the vehicle up to 6m out at a glance with no blindspots.

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BENEFITS

• Reduced distraction for the driver
• Enhanced safety as driver aware of all potential hazards around the vehicle
• Safer manoeuvring, easier to avoid spillage and potential to puncture tyres
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