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IRU Position on anti blind spot systems, (2005)

As a response to the European Commission's initiative to draft a Directive on the type approval of devices for indirect vision for all commercial goods vehicles above 3.5 t, the IRU advocates investigating existing systems to reduce the blind spot angle as they may be more cost-effective than retrofitting mirrors. The IRU considers that policies should focus on training other road users on how to safely share the road with heavy goods vehicles.

Published on: 22/11/2005 - 16:48
Author: IRU
Type of document: Policy documents
Category: Decarbonisation, Digitalisation, Road safety, Services
Region: Europe
Size: 3 pages