Trial for route planning app which aims to reduce lorries making dangerous left turns

With the number of cyclists killed in collisions with lorries continuing to rise, a British company is trialling an app which can take the danger out of turning left

British transport company PIE Mapping has developed a route planning app which enables lorries to avoid dangerous left-hand turns - the sort that has seen numerous collisions with cyclists in recent years.

The app is to be trialled in a scheme funded by the government's Transport Systems Catapult, according to The Register, and guides lorries to route with more right-hand turns and roundabouts.

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