Posted: September 2016
With electric vehicles becoming commonplace, the danger these quieter vehicles pose to vulnerable road users (VRU) increases. Brigade’s Electric Vehicle Sounder mimics the sound of an internal combustion engine at low speeds allowing VRU’s to instantly locate where the sound is coming from and take evasive action.
Studies have concluded that electric vehicles pose a danger to VRU’s, increasing the risk of incidents with pedestrians by up to 80%. Brigade’s patented bbs-tek® technology uses a multi-frequency sound which is directional and easily locatable meaning that the sound is only heard when it matters – in the hazard zone.
bbs-tek® patented technology
1. Multi-frequency sound
2. Directional and locatable – the sound is only heard in the hazard zone