The Potential of Side Camera Systems to Reduce Bus Side Collisions
Blind zones—those areas directly around a vehicle that the operator cannot see while driving—are a particular problem for transit drivers while changing lanes or turning.
Side camera systems have been successfully used on Recreational Vehicles (RVs) for some years. This project, funded by the National Center for Transit Research, focused on applying similar aftermarket systems to transit buses and developing specifications needed for deployment. Aftermarket systems usually include two side cameras and one or two monitors that present a wide angle view. The Center's research was conducted in two phases.
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UTC Spotlight, May 2013, p. 1-2.
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Lin, Pei-Sung, "The Potential of Side Camera Systems to Reduce Bus Side Collisions" (2013). CUTR Faculty and Staff Publications. 8.