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Wabco and SmartDrive partner on recording vehicle safety incidents

Wabco Holdings Inc., a global supplier of braking control systems, has collaborated with SmartDrive Systems, Inc., a video-based safety and transportation intelligence provider, to provide video recording for safety incidents.

This new service captures safety-related incidents by combining the SmartDrive SR4 video telematics platform with the Wabco OnLaneALERT lane departure warning system.

Vehicle fleets will be able to add this service without investing in additional cameras, and have access to a video-enabled active safety suite.

Video event recording is another capability added to the WABCO OnLane product family, joining existing technologies such as lane departure warning and active lane keeping assist, which are all possible through the use of one camera.

As part of the service, fleets will be able to use the integrated solutions to record a range of safety related events, including collisions and ADAS triggers, including: lane departure warning; forward collision warning; short following; roll stability; fishtailing; andABS events.

The use of this feature supports fleets on performance and risk monitoring, training/coaching and to assist in exonerating the driver and fleet of liability following a not-at-fault accident.

The system is compatible with many commercial vehicle nameplates, enabling fleets operating multiple brands of trucks to implement a single, comprehensive safety platform across all assets.

The new system is available for new trucks using OnLaneALERT and as a retrofit option for all trucks in the fleet.