Volvo Trucks Emergency braking at its best!

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+18 1. brandx commented 285 days ago

Hope the one behind has it too.
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+4 2. Judge-Jake commented 285 days ago

#1 I was thinking that too, it needs to deploy a big impact sponge at the back end. >:)
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+7 3. MindTrick commented 285 days ago

#2 or a giant ramp, make it proper michael bay style :D
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+11 4. Itsme78 commented 285 days ago

Wonder how much load it wasn't carrying
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+3 5. thundersnow commented 285 days ago

And what if it would be a steep decline..
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+5 6. Derpgeek commented 285 days ago

4# from some sources it was tested with 40-ton load.
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+4 7. BrahmaBull commented 285 days ago

I would love for that to be mandatory in trucks but i imagine every truckdriver would disable it immediately. Otherwise the alarm would be on all the time with their habbit of driving 2-4 meters behind the next one.
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+3 8. snotraddict commented 285 days ago

With physics being physics, I really wonder how they pull that off!
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+2 9. thundersnow commented 285 days ago

#8 It's probably technically so complicated that I wouldn't understand it, but regardless, would like to know anyways.
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+5 10. jbond commented 284 days ago

This system is at least 4 years old ;) : http://www.snotr.com/video/10535/Emergency_braking
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+1 11. thundersnow commented 284 days ago

I thought I had seen this before! :)
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+2 12. BrahmaBull commented 284 days ago

Volvo really are doing great things when it comes to breaking and truck safety : http://www.snotr.com/video/14086