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Reconstruction of a real fatal cyclist-HGV accident

Both the cyclist and the HGV start after the traffic light turns green, the HGV goes quite deep into the junction to commence the left-turning manoeuvre, while the cyclist intends to carry straight ahead. The cyclist takes HGV's intention wrongly and the HGV is not able to heed cyclist. Therefore an accident happens inevitably.

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CVDC Slip-Control Braking System featured on BBC

Jun 17, 2015

CVDC Slip-Control Braking System featured on BBC

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The Mechanics of Heavy Duty Trucks and Truck Combinations - A Four Day Professional Development Course: 7-10 July, 2014

Jan 28, 2014

The Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium (CVDC) is pleased to present a four day event focussed on the dynamics of heavy goods vehicles. The event will include the definitive UMTRI course on heavy truck dynamics as well as hardware and software demonstrations and hands-on exercises.

Slip Control Braking Vehicle Tests Completed

Nov 06, 2013

Researchers in the CVDC recently completed the first set of full scale straight-line braking tests on the CVDC's new slip control braking system.

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