Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA) 2.0, a collision mitigation system, will be made standard in the new Volvo VNR and VNL models, and available on VNX models, later this year. The system enhances the original VADA platform by integrating radar and camera capabilities to help drivers maintain a safe following distance through alerts and improved traffic awareness. According to a press release, VADA uses radar sensors to detect motorized vehicles within the vehicle’s proximity. The technology enables a series of features to activate driver alerts and foundation braking. VADA features offer: Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB): uses camera and radar sensors to determine how traffic is behaving around the truck. Lane Departure Warning (LDW): alerts the driver when an unintentional lane departure occurs. Highway Departure Warning and Braking (HDB): automatically activates if the driver does not take corrective action after a Lane Departure Warning, and detects that the vehicle may leave the drivable roadway READ HERE
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