TRUCK CRASH PRO­TEC­TION

Herald Sun - - NEWS -

NEW tech­nol­ogy aimed at re­duc­ing heavy ve­hi­cle rollovers and crashes will be un­veiled to­day, with the low­cost de­vices able to be fit­ted to trucks within a few hours.

The Auto-Mon­i­tor in­cludes a world-first warn­ing sys­tem that pre­dicts rollover dan­ger.

It was de­vel­oped for the US mil­i­tary and warns driv­ers us­ing a loud alarm and traf­fic light warn­ing sys­tem.

“This tech­nol­ogy will change lives and save lives and I look for­ward to see­ing it im­ple­mented by op­er­a­tors across Aus­tralia,” fed­eral trans­port and in­fra­struc­ture min­is­ter Dar­ren Ch­ester said.

“We want peo­ple to be trav­el­ling in the safest ve­hi­cle pos­si­ble on the roads.”

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