Accident avoidance systems

Accident avoidance systems are all about using electronics to make vehicle operation safer. Most of the systems we are seeing on trucks today are in their infancy. We can expect the technology to develop rapidly in the coming years. Some truck accident avoidance systems are covered in this chapter and others in Chapter 11 and Chapter 30. The systems currently used can be divided into:

Normal driving assists

Conflict alerts

Accident and damage control response

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