06 March 2013
Cyclist Detection System on Volvo Cars
Volvo have announced a cyclist and pedestrian detection system in their cars. When a cyclist heading in the same direction swerves in front of the car, the system brings the car to a full stop.
A step in the right direction placing the responsibility on the motorist instead of the pedestrians and the cyclists. Combined with
the Dutch external airbags on cars
, we might be getting somewhere.
How about a simple addition? A speed sensor. When the car enters a 30 km/h zone, the car is rendered incapable of exceeding 30 km/h. Or 50 km/h. Or whatever the speed limit may be.
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