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Software integrates traffic management for Seattle

New software installations from Siemens will combine information from different systems to create overall traffic management control for Seattle. The US city of Seattle in the state of Washington will implement Siemens’ Concert, an integrated traffic management platform that connects …

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Anti-texting emoticon sculpture appears in Miami

Local communication company places dramatic sculpture on the streets of Miami to discourage residents from texting whilst driving. The laws on using mobile telephones whilst driving in the American state of Florida fall way behind many of the other states …

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Summer safety advice to motorcyclists

US insurance company offers advice on taking to two wheels safely as the start of the motorcycling season gets underway in America. As the month of May gets underway and the USA sees it as “Motorcycle Safety Month”, insurance company …

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Emergency call button speeds helicopter dispatch

Aviation group uses video management platform for speeding up dispatch of emergency services helicopter medics. A healthcare company in the Pacific Northwest region of America is using an innovative approach to summoning the services of emergency medical helicopters to evacuate …

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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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Fleet mobile app improves driver behaviour

Driver performance improvements are being achieved in fleets with the use of a Spireon mobile app and monitoring programme to provide business benefits. Spireon has introduced the Driver Performance Program and mobile app to positively influence driver behavior and fleet …

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HGV technology supplier acquires aerodynamic specialist

WABCO acquisition of Laydon Composites brings commercial vehicle aerodynamic product coverage into global Heavy Goods Vehicle markets. WABCO has acquired Laydon Composites (LCL), a manufacturer of aerodynamic devices for heavy-duty trucks and trailers. LCL generated revenues of approximately CAD$25 million …

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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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Toyota launches telematics insurance services in USA

US drivers will have access to a new telematics based insurance service from joint venture set up by Toyota in the country. Toyota Financial Services (TFS) and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in the USA have joined with a major insurance …

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Intelligent vehicle research facility to open in Ann Arbor

Toyota Research Institute is expanding its range of facilities with a new technology centre for AI, robotics and materials science research in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Global vehicle manufacturer, Toyota, is planning to create a “Toyota Research Institute” (TRI) close to …

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