Collision Avodance Systems

Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Tinkering Toward Improved Truck Safety Technology

Advances in technology are happening everyday and trucking is staying on top of the developments, Fran Matso Lysiak writes.

Fran Matso Lysiak | Equipment Editor
November 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Uber Disabled Volvo’s Safety System Before Fatality, Aptiv Says

Self-driving Uber fatality in Arizona Scene of a fatal accident March 18 in Tempe, Ariz., involving a pedestrian walking a bicycle and a self-driving Uber. (ABC-15.com via AP)

Uber Technologies Inc. disabled the standard collision-avoidance technology in the Volvo SUV that struck and killed a woman in Arizona March 18, according to the auto-parts maker that supplied the vehicle’s radar and camera.

Gabrielle Coppola and Ian King | Bloomberg News
March 27, 2018
Government

NHTSA Grants Petition on Collision-Avoidance Systems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has granted a petition for rulemaking filed by several safety groups that could be the first step toward adoption of a proposed mandate to require automatic forward collision systems on heavy vehicles.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2015