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New Flyer Partners with L.A. Transit to Test Crash Avoidance Technology

“Safety is a high priority,” said Chris Stoddart, senior vice president of engineering and service for New Flyer of America. “Buses are long vehicles, and they’re operating in an urban environment, so they don’t have the same maneuverability as a passenger car.”

Traveling in the right-hand lane, buses are by default always traveling in close proximity to pedestrians and cyclists, Stoddart said. “It makes a ton of sense to start exploring these types of technologies to hopefully reduce these sorts of incidents.” READ MORE