Motorway maintenance and road workers are sometimes exposed to high-risk working conditions. Safety vehicles with highly visible warning equipment are designed to minimise these risks. However, these vehicles are still often involved in serious rear-end collisions in motorway bottlenecks.
Automated Safety Vehicles on Highways
This has prompted MAN to join seven other partners from the fields of industry, research and administration to develop a prototype driverless safety vehicle that follows the machinery used in mobile roadworks, protecting them from moving traffic.
The ‘aFAS’ researc...
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