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Swana & BIC Safety Symposium – NYC

Truck  Side Guards Last week industry leaders, government officials, and the public gathered together for the 4th NYC Waste & Recycling Safety Symposium. The event was hosted by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), the City of New York Business Integrity Commission (BIC), the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and [...]

By |2018-05-14T10:22:32+00:00April 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

City of Longueuil (Montreal) installs AFD Side Guards on entire city fleet

In recognition of its commitment to the safety of pedestrians and cyclists, the city of Longueuil continues their program of side guard installation on its heavy trucks. The city aims to lead by example in order to incite other municipalities and various private and pubic partners to take concrete action.  Side guard devices are aimed at [...]

By |2018-04-21T09:19:31+00:00April 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Side Underride guards qualify for up to $2,000 subvention under the B.I.C. Vision Zero Incentive Program

Airflow Deflector's Side Guards qualify for up to $2,000 subvention under the New York City Vision Zero Incentive program offered by the Business Integrity Commission (BIC). BIC Commissioner Daniel D. Brownell announces a new program, which will provide funding to private trade waste companies who will be early adopters of side guards on [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:17+00:00March 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Chicago Side Guard Law

Download the Vision Zero Report Chicago truck side guards Chicago side guard ordinance side guards chicago Chicago Side Guard Law / Ordinance Under the leadership of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Vision Zero initiative builds a partnership between City leadership and the public to prioritize human life and the safety of our streets.VISION ZERO brings together [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:22+00:00March 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Preco Side Defender

PreView Side Defender PreView Side Defender PreView Side Defender PreView Side Defender, the industry’s most advanced side collision avoidance solution, has been developed specifically for the over-the-road (OTR) market including trucking, municipalities, waste, and recycling. According to independent research, the incidence of highway and urban collisions are rising by almost [...]

By |2018-04-20T22:26:50+00:00January 29th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Trucks caused 20% of cyclist deaths in Montreal since 2005

Trucks caused 20% of cyclist deaths in Montreal since 2005 Cyclists most often hit by trucks turning right, then dragged under rear wheels of vehicle Andrea Bellemare · Reporter · CBC News August 13, 2017   Mathilde Blais was knocked off her bicycle at around 6:30 a.m. on April 28, 2014, while traveling southbound on St-Denis, and [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:28+00:00January 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

IIHS Large Truck Accident Facts

Large Trucks Accident Facts: About 1 in 10 highway deaths occurs in a crash involving a large truck. ____________________________________________ Most deaths in large truck crashes are passenger vehicle occupants. The main problem is the vulnerability of people traveling in smaller vehicles. Trucks often weigh 20-30 times as much as passenger cars and are taller with [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:30+00:00January 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Cemex USA Continues Side Guard Program.

‘Angel Wing  Side Guards’ - Cemex USA continues it's deployment program. December 14, 2017, Tampa Florida - In support of the protection of Vulnerable Road Users,  Angel Wing Side Guards are installed on Cemex's flat-bed trailers - The first in North America. Side guards are specifically intended to prevent vehicle occupants from colliding with the sides of the [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:31+00:00December 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Cemex USA and AirFlow Deflector kick of side guard program.

‘Truck Side Guards’ - Cemex USA starts an evaluation program. November 17th, 2017, Brooksville Florida - Through a collaboration between Cemex USA and AirFlow Deflector,  they have undertaken the initial steps in the evaluation of truck side guards within their fleet.  The first in the nation, testing three different types of guards on active vehicles driving [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:09:33+00:00November 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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