23 January 2013
Northwich-based Frank Roberts & Sons has undergone a multi â€“ million pound investment, installing an interlock system to its loading bays to eliminate the potential for accidents as lorries pull away. The system was d
The system was designed for the company by Lorien Engineering Solutions and comprises a control panel in the main building connected via electrical lead to the vehicle which immobilises it until loading is complete and staff are clear of the loading area.
The driver is kept aware of what is happening behind them via an LED 'traffic light' system in the cabin which flashes from red to green when the system has been disconnected and they are clear to drive away.