The Technology Behind Collision Avoidance Systems

A quality collision avoidance system will help you avoid accidents and keep your operations on schedule, which means your business stays on track and keeps making money. To employ a quality system, you need quality technology. Continue reading for a quick look at the technology behind collision avoidance systems.

GPS

You can’t get much done if your workers are constantly causing accidents. That’s why every business should invest in collision avoidance systems. GPS is a big part of these systems. This technology pinpoints exactly where you are at any given point in time. The more people who use GPS, the more advanced and effective the system will be. In addition to getting you where you need to go, GPS will help you avoid colliding with other vehicles while you’re getting there.

Communication

GPS doesn’t just help you navigate and gain your bearings when you’re trying to collect yourself in an unfamiliar place. It also helps when it comes to communication. When you’re out driving your route and you need to reach out to dispatch, your headquarters will know exactly where you are. Modern collision avoidance systems use sophisticated technology to enhance communication between different drivers as well as drivers and dispatchers. Knowing where you are and being able to communicate with others is essential when trying to avoid collisions.

Monitors

Anyone who is operating heavy machinery needs to be aware of his or her surroundings, and today’s collision avoidance systems recognize that. Onboard monitors ensure that operators are aware of everything they should be, so they can stay safe at all times.

 

If you’d like to learn more about collision avoidance systems, Guardvant can answer your questions. Please feel free to call us at (520) 299-1911 to learn about our fatigue risk management and proximity detection services. You can also check out our website or meet with us to learn more information.