Eaton receives IVBSS development contract

January 2006
Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2006, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p18
Trade Publication
Deals with the contract awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation to Eaton Corp. for the program designed to develop technologies to help drivers avoid accidents and crashes. Overview of the Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems Program Field Operational test; Role of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute in the program; System to be developed by Eaton for the program.


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