Isuzu Drives Forward With Contraflow!
Truckstop News|Issue 412

The ease by which drivers can adjust the reversing speed of the Isuzu 7.5tonneForward truck, matching the variable walking pace of operatives collecting traffic cones, was a principle consideration behind Contraflow replacing a 7.5 tonne truck with an equivalent Isuzu in its 60-strong motorway traffic management fleet.

“By law, when we collect traffic cones from roadworks that are completed, our vehicles are not allowed to drive in the opposite direction to the ongoing traffic. As a result, much of this vehicle’s operation is spent reversing along the carriageway. We found that the Isuzu is the perfect vehicle for matching the different speeds of the traffic cone collectors as it travels in reverse, which makes it so much easier for the driver to work with the collectors,“ said Jim Gardner, transport manager at Contraflow.

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