Volvo Trucks Emergency braking at its best!

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+19 1. brandx commented 4 years ago

Hope the one behind has it too.
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+5 2. Judge-Jake commented 4 years ago

#1 I was thinking that too, it needs to deploy a big impact sponge at the back end. >:)
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+8 3. MindTrick commented 4 years ago

#2 or a giant ramp, make it proper michael bay style :D
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+12 4. Itsme78 commented 4 years ago

Wonder how much load it wasn't carrying
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+4 5. thundersnow commented 4 years ago

And what if it would be a steep decline..
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+6 6. Derpgeek commented 4 years ago

4# from some sources it was tested with 40-ton load.
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+5 7. BrahmaBull commented 4 years 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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+4 8. snotraddict commented 4 years ago

With physics being physics, I really wonder how they pull that off!
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+3 9. thundersnow commented 4 years 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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+6 10. jbond commented 4 years ago

This system is at least 4 years old ;) : http://www.snotr.com/video/10535/Emergency_braking
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+2 11. thundersnow commented 4 years ago

I thought I had seen this before! :)
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+3 12. BrahmaBull commented 4 years ago

Volvo really are doing great things when it comes to breaking and truck safety : http://www.snotr.com/video/14086
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0 13. buckleg08 commented 314 days ago

nice tech...8-)