Peterbilt Motors Company announced the availability of Bendix® Wingman® Fusion™ advanced driver assistance system for its
The optional collision mitigation technology from Bendix is available beginning in the fall of 2019. The system integrates camera and radar technology to enable advanced collision mitigation features including object detection, lane departure warning
“Peterbilt has long been a leader in safety for the commercial vehicle industry and offering
Wingman Fusion’s advanced features are ideal for the congested urban environments that many Peterbilt
- Enhanced Collision Mitigation: When triggered by a slower moving or stationary vehicle ahead, sensors from Wingman Fusion’s integrated video, radar, and brake system generate a fast analysis to mitigate possible front end collisions, rollovers, and loss-of-control situations.
- Object Detection: When Wingman Fusion can definitively identify a large, stationary, in-lane, metallic object the system will alert the driver. Then, if necessary, the system will automatically apply the vehicle’s brakes.
- Lane Departure Warning: The camera system can recognize when the driver is making an unintended lane change, and alert the driver to return to the correct lane.
Added Lawton, “Safety systems like Wingman Fusion are not intended to be a replacement for skilled drivers or safe driving habits. They are intended to complement the safe drivers that remain the heart of transportation industry.”