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MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 15/11/2012

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(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Toyota is testing smart cars that talk to each other and to the roads on the 700 MHz band "with the aim of reducing traffic accidents.

" According to Toyota, "the site is equipped with a road-to-vehicle communications system consisting of a vehicle detection system, a pedestrian detection system, a course monitoring system, traffic signals and control devices.

" Below is Toyota's Intelligent Transport System, an 8.65-acre test site, or 'Proving Ground,' featuring 700 MHz band road-to-vehicle communications.

Furthermore, Toyota announced two newly developed safety systems: an Intelligent Clearance Sonar and Drive-start Control, aimed at eliminating traffic casualties.

A new "Pre-collision System" by Toyota includes collision avoidance assistance that is "effective in high-speed collisions" and "more than 90% of speed ranges in rear-end collisions."

 






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