street sweeper

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a worker employed to clean streets (especially one employed by a municipal sanitation department)

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Cardiff council has recently made cutbacks to its street cleaning department, reducing the number of road sweepers from 24 to 15 and cutting the number of fly-tipping vans in half to two.
A West Midlands Fire Service spokesman said: "We received a call to assist the ambulance service to a report of a road sweeper overturned.
One of the hairiest moments occurred when we were almost run over by a road sweeper which simply didn't see our small group huddled together, which just goes to show how vulnerable rough sleepers are," he added.
The nearest service vehicle can be tracked enabling MAP Plant to repair a road sweeper onsite.
Their German-registered camper-van smashed into a road sweeper.
ROAD sweeper Rudolph Mendoza has hit the big time as a sculptor after being spotted by a leading gallery owner.
Tenders are invited for Supply AND Delivery of Truck Mounted Johnston make Road Sweeper Model VT651E Dual Sweep Skid Unit Or Equivalent Make as per specification attached on chassis of TATA: LPK 1615 LPK 1618 16 Ton GVW AND having a Wheel Base of 3600mm or Ashok Leyland U1616 U 1618 16 Ton GVW AND having a Wheel Base of 3600mm or Eicher Tera 16, 16 Ton GVW AND having a wheel Base of 3485 mm of Mechanical Power Sweeper Truck Mounted Road Vacuum Sweeper Machine for Municipal Solid Waste Management at Rewa City
Retired road sweeper Alan Brown was killed in the incident involving a green Volvo last October.
20am, a mechanised road sweeper drives down the centre of Cecily Road, Cheylesmore, does a U-turn at the junction of Woodstock Road and comes back up - cleaning time less than two minutes.
The last time we had a half-hearted visit from the road sweeper was April 16.
Dean, who is back playing dopey road sweeper Robbie Jackson after being suspended, said: "Being away from the show has helped me.
A ROAD sweeper who cleaned up in his university exams is quitting his job to become a teacher.
After numerous phone calls to the cleansing dept a road sweeper might turn up for a quick visit then disappear off the face of the earth.
Colin Hendry, 58, from Gateshead, died after her was hit by a road sweeper, on the A66, in Cumbria.
I was told that every area is treated the same, so I would like someone from the cleansing department to tell me why Michaelston has a road sweeper every Monday and Friday as I have witnessed while visiting my friend.