Roll Stability Control reduces the risk of a vehicle rollover in extreme cornering or evasive manoeuvres, especially for vehicles with a high centre of gravity that are more susceptible to rollover. The system uses a gyroscopic sensor and the ESC system to limit vehicle roll by braking one or more wheels and reducing engine power.
Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS) help drivers maintain steering control and avoid skidding under emergency braking. They adjust brake pressure to prevent wheel lock-up. ABS uses wheel speed sensors to determine if one or more wheels are about to lock up during braking.
In recent years, there have been many advances in vehicle technologies. Some of these technologies can help you avoid or reduce the severity of a crash. Others provide better protection for occupants in the event of a crash.
Electronic Stability Control (or ESC) is a system found on several recent vehicles that will help you stay in control of your vehicle when you need to swerve or brake suddenly to avoid an obstacle
Electronic Stability Control (or ESC) is a crash avoidance system found on many recent vehicles. ESC will help you stay in control of your vehicle when you need to swerve or brake suddenly to avoid an obstacle. Transport Canada has been testing vehicles with ESC since 2004; we found that the improvement in vehicle stability […]
Canada’s road safety stakeholders’ vision is to have the “safest roads in the world”. The vision is aspirational in nature and need not necessarily be achieved within the Road Safety Strategy’s timelines.
In Canada, responsibility for road safety is divided among various levels of government. This responsibility underscores the need for collaboration and cooperation in the development of road safety strategies to reduce fatalities and serious injuries on Canada’s roadways.
McGuinty Government Creating Jobs, Building a Stronger Economy: Ontario is continuing to move forward with plans to build a new Highway 7 between Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph that will improve traffic flow, create jobs and support local economic growth.
NEW YORK/DETROIT – Nissan today unleashed the all-new 2013 Pathfinder SUV, a complete makeover featuring a sleek, aerodynamically styled exterior, a premium interior, class-exclusive user-friendly technology and a new unibody platform and advanced drivetrain that helps it achieve best-in-class fuel economy while maintaining class-lead towing and off-pavement capabilities.
CAMBRIDGE, ON, July 24, 2012 – Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. (TMMC) announced today that it will invest more than $100 million and hire approximately 400 employees to increase Lexus RX production at its Cambridge, Ontario facility.