Finally arrived in Spain a new Initiative to eliminate blind spots on trucks and heavy vehicles recorded during six months of trial in England to reduce accidents by 59% and more importantly, save lives, not only in roads and highways but also in cities. a Although most of the trucks have regulatory mirrors, there is still an angle, down and in front of the window of the escorts, which is so great that the driver can lose completely the vision of a passing car on a pedestrian or a cyclist. Vosa, DGT British found the solution in the form of a fresnel lens is called TruckView. A is a transparent lens, the size of an A4 sheet idea, upon the fine consistency, plastic and smooth to the touch, self adheres to the window of the truck, and the concentric circle of the surface allows the driver to see directly through it , fashion optical properties gives a complete overview of vehicle surpassing the side. After exhaustive testing for six months with 130. 000 trucks, the TruckView has been recognized as an important aid in the field of vision as well as proximity environment for drivers of trucks and vehicles in general. a In England, there are currently more than 900. 000 lorries.
a Vosa it bought more than 250. 000 free lenses to give truck drivers. This lens was made with the Innovation Award in the "Motor Transport Awards 2008?, London, England. Jury members were looking for a person or equipment which has proposed a great idea and really make it work. a can be an improvement to an existing design or a new technical solution to a problem of industry. CEDAC, Argentina, has tested the lens, and the import has begun in Argentina, Venezuela and Guatemala. a The distribution company dedicated to expect the same success in Spain and want to see a great reduction in accidents caused by Ela known blind spot. a