TITLE

Taking the heat out of driving through tunnels

AUTHOR(S)
Firth, Niall
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);8/22/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7682, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development a telematics system a project team including Fiat and Renault to prevent the type of accidents in major road tunnels that can lead to catastrophic fires. Creation of an on-board integrated unit that can be used by all vehicles; Use of radar to monitor the relative position vehicles inside the tunnel; Recommendation of speed and safety distances.
ACCESSION #
18074244

 

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