Great new safety system for towing.
Submitted: Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 14:37
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Reply By: Offroaddags - Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 16:34
Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 16:34
Great safety feature. I can see this becoming compulsory in the future.
Reply By: garrycol - Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 17:34
Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 17:34
Looks good - but I would want to see it tested independently first.
Follow Up By: Nomadic Navara - Sunday, Jun 17, 2012 at 00:02
Sunday, Jun 17, 2012 at 00:02
This has been in use in Europe for a few years, on cable operated mechanical brakes. The Australian development was to graft the system into our electric brake systems. The sway detection system was well tested before the locals got to it.
Reply By: PJR (NSW) - Sunday, Jun 17, 2012 at 12:06
Sunday, Jun 17, 2012 at 12:06
I watched the video and, apart from the driver doing a lousy job trying to control the sway without the system enabled, I do see some benefit.
But most of our travels are not on bitumen. Not a mention in the video of dirt, off-road, gravel or sand applications. I personally have an issue with it when on dirt. I would not like it but would adapt if it was demonstrated as a good thing for dirt, gravel and sand.