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Pedestrian safety around electric pallet jacks and walkies

Even though the humble pallet jack might be small, it can carry a surprising amount of weight – up to two tonnes in some cases. If it’s an electric pallet jack or ‘walkie’, these can be 300-400kg on top of

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What is side underrun protection on a truck or trailer?

Side underrun protection devices or ‘lateral protection devices‘ occupy larger spaces between axles on a rigid truck or a semitrailer. They are barriers or plates that sit in the space between axles. They are designed to: Stop road users such

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Can you ride a skateboard on the road?

Are cars and vans the only four-wheeled vehicles allowed on the road, or are you allowed to ride a skateboard? Foot- and gravity-powered skateboards, scooters and skates You are allowed to use these on the road (unless expressly forbidden) but you

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