Picture of an RCV cab fitted with Sentinel System's cameras

Inverclyde fits Sentinel camera systems to RCVs

Published:  05 October, 2017

Eleven refuse collection vehicles from Inverclyde Council have been fitted with 360-degree cameras from Sentinel Systems to improve the safety of both drivers and pedestrians.

The vehicles operate around one of Scotland’s most compact council areas, covering the towns of Greenock, Port Glasgow, Gourock and the villages of Kilmacolm, Inverkip and Wemyss Bay.

The systems have an inbuilt DVR system, which lowers the risk of potential accidents and records any incidents for up to 30 days at a time.

They also have side scan with visual and rear radar warnings that alert passers-by and cyclists to reversing vehicles and cover any blind spots with visual and audio aids.

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