Tag Archives: Pedestrians

RoadSafe tips for safe school runs

IAM RoadSafe is providing advice to parents on how to stay safe during the daily commute as children head back to school after the summer break. With the long summer break nearly over, children are shortly returning to school and …

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Annual school road safety event to take place in June

Road safety charity Brake is organisating its annual Giant Walk event involving school children to promote road safety and a healthy lifestyle. Following on from previous successful events, Brake is once again organising its Giant Walk event across the country. …

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Walk to School initiative promotes a healthy start

Reduced congestion, pollution and healther children are cited as being the main reasons for parents to walk their young children to school. UK road safety charity, Brake is backing the Walk to School initiative to encourage parents to use their …

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Road safety training for Japanese pre-school children

Toyota is taking its road safety education programme to pre-school education centres in Japan this summer for the 42nd year. The Toyota Safety School, a programme to teach traffic safety to nursery school children, will be held between May 18 …

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Two Korean models gain ANCAP five star ratings

The Hyundai Elantra and Kia Picanto have reached 5-star performance levels in crash testing performed for the Australasian market. For Australian National Road Safety Week, which is taking place from 2nd to 8th May, 2016, the Australasian New Car Assessment …

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Built-in dashboard app protects child pedestrians

Volkswagen partnership aims to bring smart dashboard app into future models to detect impending danger for children approaching moving vehicles. German company, Coodriver has come into the radar of Volkswagen as the two companies sign a partnership agreement to integrate …

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Partnership on rear vision systems for buses

Synovia and Safety Vision are cooperating on an integration between bus fleet management system and pedestrian avoidance reversing cameras. Safety Vision and public transport fleet management specialist, Synovia Solutions have formed a partnership to create user-friendly and intuitive compatibility between …

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Reverse pedestrian detection system aims to cut child deaths

Harman has developed a system using software and existing vehicle sensor hardware to improve the ability to detect pedestrians of all sizes when reversing. Every year, around 15,000 pedestrians are either killed or injured in the USA as a result …

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Adaptive Cruise Control with stop and go function

Ford extends the function of its adaptive cruise control on the 2017 Fusion models with stop and go technology for use in congested city traffic. Helping drivers to overcome the stress and wasted time of sitting in congested traffic, Ford …

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HGV lateral protection device guidance

The DVSA has issued a guide to haulage operator on the correct fitting of side guards for the protection of vulnerable road users. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new guidance on fitting side guards which are …

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