Volvo has developed an all-new braking system for trucks that enable them to stop on a dime. It’s especially useful for when a driver should fall asleep at the wheel, or become incapacitated in one way or another. It’s called the “Collision Warning/Early Braking System,” and is fully autonomous, meaning that it requires no driver input. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
“Mercedes-Benz’s effort is aimed at saving money and making long-distance trucking easier on the drivers. By having a truck that’s fully automated, Mercedes promises major companies will be able to control labor costs and streamline workloads. Truckers can enjoy a living room-like work space, while controlling the truck with an iPad,” reports Business Insider.