Compak Ramps-designed screens give full protection against spread of Covid-19.

Protective screens have been fitted to more than 100 London buses to prevent the spread of Covid-19 to front-line bus drivers.

Truck Align London Ltd was approached by a London bus operator to adapt its driver assault screens for protection against Coronavirus.

Given a brief for the screen to create a sealed environment for the driver’s safety, Truck Align enlisted the help of Compak Ramps to design and construct a completely new screen and frame using the customer’s specified materials.

The first screen was installed on the Wright Gemini 2 vehicle in July and following a successful review from the customer in August, began operating with the adapted cabin shortly after. Two weeks later the screen was approved for use in the Gemini 3 vehicle.

Vehicle modification took place after-hours to maximise the number of buses fitted per shift. Now, a total of 116 vehicles in the fleet have been transformed with the protective screens, while other vehicles in the fleet have been fitted with similar products from other suppliers.

For more information, go to: compakramps.co.uk