Car Talk: Safety Board Wants All Vehicles to Communicate Wirelessly
After investigating deadly school bus accidents, the National Transportation Safety Board made recommendations for the development of connected-vehicle technology.
After investigating deadly school bus accidents, the National Transportation Safety Board made recommendations for the development of connected-vehicle technology. The report states:
Effective countermeasures are needed to assist in preventing intersection crashes—for example, systems such as connected vehicle technology could have provided an active warning to the school bus driver of the approaching truck as he began to cross the intersection. Although the bus driver was adamant in his postcrash interview that he had pulled forward sufficiently to see clearly in both directions, he failed to see the oncoming truck and proceeded into its path.
Read the full report here.
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