New HGV braking system developments could be the future to safer roads..
HGV road safety
Here is a very interesting article from the BBC on HGV road safety.
'One in ten vehicles on British motorways is a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) yet they are involved in half of all fatal accidents.
So anything that helps a lorry stop more quickly will be life saving.
Cambridge University has got together with a number of companies, including Volvo, to work on a new braking system that chops a fifth off the stopping distance of an HGV.
It could be on the roads in just a few years.'
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