Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
Strategies for Increasing Commercial Vehicle Adoption
The National Safety Council and the National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion July 24 on advanced driver assistance systems and how commercial fleets (heavy trucks) can increase adoption of this life-saving technology. Roundtable participants included experts in ADAS from industry, government, advocacy groups, media and academia.
View the recorded webcast above.
ADAS Can Save Lives
Motor vehicle crashes continue to be a leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. In 2016, about 40,000 Americans died from traffic crashes, a 6% jump from the previous year. More than 4,300 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes in 2015, an 8% increase from 2014, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.