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Heavy Vehicle Rollover Advisory and Control Systems

UMTRI researchers conducted a field test of the roll stability advisor and control (RA&C) system recently developed by Freightliner Corporation. The study evaluated the effectiveness of the system in normal commercial operations, comparing a baseline condition of driving behavior without the system with the system available to the driver in the cab.

Recent Publications

Providing drivers with road-edge information to reduce road departure crashes in a military vehicle fleet
David LeBlanc, Omer Tsimhoni.

report UMTRI-2009-7
IN: Sponsored by: Physical Sciences Inc.

A leading cause of military vehicle rollover crashes is that one or more wheels move into an area where the terrain falls away steeply...