This story was first published in Fleet Auto News.
Two adjoining central west NSW local shire councils recently introduced a lights-on 24/7 drive policy for their vehicles and equipment fleets, dubbing it Be Seen, Be Safe.
“It has been proven that it will reduce fatal and injury crashes,” says Andrea Hamilton-Vaughan, Road Safety Officer for the Orange and the Cabonne shire councils. The policy is a simple, cheap and effective way to reduce road death and injury, that governments of all stripes, in the country, in cities and around the world, can use.
International research shows enhanced visual acuity, and brain processing, when a vehicle’s lights are ...