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Waste Management

PeoplePanel® for Waste Management

Dawes Highway Safety works closely with a large number of local authorities and private waste hire firms throughout the UK, reducing the risk associated with urban operations. The waste management role is unique and PeoplePanels® helps remind pedestrians, cyclists and operatives to ‘take extra care’ near the vehicle.

Refuse vehicles often have a more complicated build, fitted with more equipment than normal lorries such as hand wash units and liquid management equipment mounted on the chassis that require regular access.

Our outstanding reputation for customer service means that we regularly work with vehicle and body builders to meet different customers exact requirements on some very unique vehicles. Whether it be a skip lorry, waste compactor, side loader or standard refuse truck you can be sure that we know the very best solution to reduce risk on your fleet.

For further information or to discuss your vehicle requirements, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.

It’s not just a sign,
it’s safety equipment

Research shows that a smooth flat panel covering the standard open rails on the side of a large vehicle offers significant benefits to a person in the event of a collision with a large vehicle.

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Product benefits

Pedestrian Safety

Helps prevent people from becoming entangled in the side of a vehicle where they can suffer serious life-changing or more often fatal injury.

Impact Tested

Materials specially selected to absorb energy, reduce blunt trauma to a person and guard against acute injuries that can be inflicted by sharp edges.

Built to Last

ISO9001 manufactured using the latest equipment and premium materials. All items are inspected prior to despatch to guarantee long product life.


As a manufacturer we have complete control over the design and build process so your PeoplePanels® fit your vehicles every time and maximise safety benefits.

Fuel Efficient

Streamlining benefits recognised by customers reporting fuel consumption benefits at motorway speeds due to natural drag reduction.

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