collision avoidance system


Everything You Need to Know About Truck Tolling

PrePass Whitepaper

Toll facilities generate billions of dollars every year and much of this comes from trucking. Read the PrePass whitepaper: “A Guide to Trucking Toll Costs in America” and learn how trucking fleets can avoid tolling pitfalls and actually save money.

July 1, 2021

See more with machine vision and artificial intelligence (MV+AI) triggered video

Lytx Whitepaper

Lytx® MV+AI technology is engineered to provide an expanded view of risk by identifying risky behaviors that may lead to collisions, lawsuits, or customer complaints. This additional insight into your fleet can help empower drivers to improve and drive down risk.

July 1, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Training on Collision Avoidance Tech Is Essential, Industry Experts Say

Truck and car avoid collision A truck avoids an accident using a collision avoidance system. (Meritor Wabco)

Training is a critical step when incorporating collision avoidance technology into fleets, according to representatives from the trucking industry.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Preco Enhances PreView Side Defender System

Preco exhibit John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Preco Electronics announced its PreView Side Defender II now provides radar-based blind-spot detection in addition to lane-change detection for trucks.

March 11, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Standardizing Collision Avoidance Systems Is One of NTSB’s Most Wanted Safety Improvements

NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — Automobile and truck manufacturers should develop a standard practice of installing collision avoidance technology in their vehicles, according to the National Transportation Safety Board, which named the system as one of its 10 Most Wanted Transportation Safety Improvements.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 4, 2019
Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Collision Mitigation Advances

Volvo interior False positives have been greatly reduced as the technology has improved, Volvo Trucks says. (Volvo Trucks)

Collision mitigation systems for trucks are becoming increasingly popular as they offer enhanced safety features, register fewer false activations and set the stage for increasing autonomous capabilities.

November 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Collision Avoidance Systems Succeed in NHTSA Field Test

Meritor Wabco

A yearlong federal field test of 150 Class 8 tractor­-trailers equipped with collision avoidance systems had no rear-­end crashes, a new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study revealed.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
June 20, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

NTSB Calls for Collision Avoidance Systems to Be Standard


The National Transportation Safety Board on June 8 issued a recommendation that collision avoidance systems be standard equipment on all new cars and commercial trucks.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
June 8, 2015