Lexus in safety drive
Lexus Australia has become the first vehicle marque to partner with the Queensland Government in a trial of advanced technologies designed to improve road safety and reduce congestion, emissions and fuel consumption.
Two Lexus RX 450h F Sport SUVs will be fitted with sensitive equipment that will enable them to communicate with each other and with roadside infrastructure such as traffic lights during a two-year trial.
The study into co-operative intelligent transport systems (C-ITS) technologies will involve the two Lexus vehicles providing drivers with early warnings, including visual and audible alerts, covering a wide range of road and traffic conditions.
Warnings will include alerting drivers to road hazards or the existence of a crash ahead, as well as information that vulnerable road users such as pedestrians and/or cyclists are at a connected intersection.
Information will be shared between vehicles and infrastructure using dedicated short-range communications technology which
The study will involve two Lexus RX450h F Sport SUVs providing drivers withearly visual and audible alerts.
State-of-the-art technology is at the heart of the s a fe t y t ri a l.