Tag Archives: road safety

Samsung to introduce new ‘safety trucks’

Samsung is hoping to introduce a new technology that will save the lives of drivers who get impatient when stuck behind heavy goods vehicles (HGV’s) on a single-lane highway or road. The Korean tech giant wants to roll out a line of ‘Safety Trucks’ after being inspired to reduce the high number of traffic accidents in Argentina that occur on single-lane roads […]

JLR monitors brain waves

Jaguar Land Rover has revealed a range of new road safety technology research projects that are being developed to reduce the number of accidents caused by drivers who are stressed, distracted and not concentrating on the road ahead. The Jaguar Land Rover ‘Sixth Sense’ research projects utilises advanced technology, from sports, medicine and aerospace, to monitor the driver’s heart rate, […]

FMG pledges support to road safety

Specialist incident and risk management outsourcer FMG, has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to improving road safety by renewing its position as corporate sponsor to national road safety charity, Brake. FMG is committed to reducing the frequency and impact of incidents and supports a huge array of customers with its Ingenium Dynamics (ID) driver behaviour telemetry and a full suite of […]

Charity calls for technology take-up

A report released this month by Brake, the road safety charity, and Licence Bureau, has found many employers with vehicle fleets are not taking advantage of new technologies to protect vulnerable road users. Despite the potential to help drivers see pedestrians and cyclists and reduce casualties, only one in five HGV operators surveyed (20%) have rear-facing cameras on all vehicles, […]

Quarter admit to cycling whilst drunk

Police should be taking the problem of people cycling while under the influence of alcohol as seriously as they take drink-drivers, according to Flexed.co.uk. That’s the opinion of a national car leasing company which has found that over a quarter of bike owners have admitted to taking to the roads while drunk, while nearly 90% are unaware that there’s a […]

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