Bosch blind spot assistance, forward collision warning and adaptive cruise control for motorcycles
Bosch, the German automotive component manufacturer, is keen on developing safety systems. The company now comes up with Bosch Advanced Rider Assistance system for motorcycle riders. The motorcycle riders are 20% more prone to accidental death compared to cars drivers. This alarming situation needs an urgent attention. Hence, Bosch came up with a combination of rider assistance system.
Bosch is already supplying rider safety systems like ABS (Antilock Braking System) and MSC (Motorcycle Stability Control) to most motorcycle manufacturers. Now the company is stepping forward by employing the radar-based rider assistance systems to motorcycles. These systems are more vigilant and actively respond to an emergency than humans.
The base of such system is actually a combination of multiple systems. It includes a radar sensor, EMS, braking system and human-machine interface. The radar sensors can actually make a clear picture of the surrounding; providing more safety to the rider. So, now you can enjoy your rides more safely than ever before.
Bosch blind spot assistance system
The riders are more prone to blind spots in fast and dense moving traffic. So, it increases the risk of accidents. Bosch Blind Spot Assistance makes life easier by warning the rider through an optical signal. For example, the optical signal through a rear view mirror increases rider safety.
The radar sensor continues to detect and register objects in areas where human riders can’t see. The system keeps looking out in all the directions. It alerts the rider in the situation of the lane-change or overtaking. Hence, the rider can avoid the blind spot and the related risk.
Bosch Forward Collision Warning System
In the dense traffic, the rider needs to concentrate almost in every direction. A slight change in direction may result in severe consequences. Bosch Forward Collision Warning system alerts the rider in two situations. Firstly, when the rear vehicle is approaching fast and dangerously close and secondly when the rider is approaching fast to the vehicle traveling at the front.
The system alerts the rider in both situations; particularly if the rider does not react to these situations. The system starts as soon as motorcycle starts and remains active in all speed ranges. Thus, it is specifically very helpful to avoid the rear-end collisions. The system can warn the rider by an optical or acoustic signal.
Bosch Adaptive Cruise Control
In heavy traffic, keeping the safe distance with vehicles is a daunting task. It requires a lot of attention and concentration. So, this also adds to the fatigue. The Bosch Adaptive Cruise Control helps to keep the safe distance from the vehicle ahead.
Besides, the ACC system automatically adjusts the speed of the motorcycle with the flow of the traffic and maintains the necessary safe distance. Hence, riders can now concentrate more on the road without fatigue and avoid unnecessary strain on the brain in the dense traffic.
Advantages of Bosch Advanced Rider Assistance System
Furthermore, the advantages of the system are tremendous. First of all, the rider can easily concentrate on traffic situation more easily. Bosch Advanced Rider Assistance systems are always alert and respond faster to emergency situations. The system helps the rider avoid critical situations and ultimately help in avoiding accidents. The rides are now more comfortable, relaxed and stress-free.
In conclusion, Bosch Advanced Rider Assistance system helps the rider to more actively avoid dangerous situations. The increase in safety leads to less fatal collisions and accidents. These systems will surely benefit the riding community and make rides stress free.
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