Using a camera and a radar, Volvo's Collision Warning with Emergency Brake systems continuously monitors objects ahead. If a collision is imminent, a warning is issues, and if the driver fails to respond, the emergency brake is automatically activated, thus preventing an accident. The video above shows the system in-action when a child suddenly runs into traffic without looking. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Continuous testing of the emergency brake system ensures that the truck can stop, or mitigate possible collisions and resulting injuries. Modification takes place in order to keep up with legal requirements, but it is most vital to maintain a proud commitment to making all traffic environments involving Volvo trucks as safe as possible.