Category: Vision Zero & Side Guards

TORONTO SUPPORTS NYC SIDE GUARDS PROGRAM

Truck sideguards are mandated in Europe and have been for years. A simple fix that closes the gap between the under carriage of truck to the ground and the space […]

WASTE ADVANTAGE MAGAZINE-SIDE GUARDS ARTICLE

The streets of our cities are often filled with avoidable tragedies: inattentions, chance, but above all, the lack of safety systems, can cause dead and serious injuries every day. read […]

SIDE GUARDS INITIATIVE

As part of Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative and as mandated by Local Law NYC is installing truck sideguards on all eligible municipal vehicles. read more…

NYC VISION ZERO: 2018 FIRST SIX MONTHS REPORT

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that under the Vision Zero program, New York City had ended the first six months of 2018 with the fewest traffic fatalities ever measured in […]

SIDE GUARDS part of NYC Fleet Safe Fleet Transition Plan

As part of the NYC Fleet Safe Fleet Transition Plan and under the Mayor’s Vision Zero initiative sideguards are being installed on trucks and other city vehicles. Pictured here is […]

DCAS Side-guard Initiative Hits 1,500 Mark

Thanks to Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative, DCAS has now installed more than 1,500 truck side-guards on City trucks from all agencies including NYPD, FDNY, and the NYC Departments […]

Vision Zero & Side Guards

On January 24th and 25th 2018 join experts from the City of London, the City of New York, Atlanta, and Sweden at the 2018 Future Fleet Forum in London at […]

Truck Side Guards Resource Page

Truck side guards are vehicle-based safety devices designed to keep pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists from being run over by a large truck’s rear wheels in a side-impact collision. Volpe is […]

U.S. DOT Volpe Center

The U.S. DOT Volpe Center has been helping the transportation community navigate its most challenging problems for nearly 50 years. As the National Transportation Systems Center, our mission is to […]

The Vision Zero Network

The Vision Zero Network is a collaborative campaign helping communities reach their goals of Vision Zero — eliminating all traffic fatalities and severe injuries — while increasing safe, healthy, equitable […]