Collision avoidance and operator guidance-Innovating mine vehicle safety

  title={Collision avoidance and operator guidance-Innovating mine vehicle safety},
  author={Nicky Guenther and Holger Salow},
There is no doubt that vehicle operators of heavy equipment have to accomplish difficult tasks. The increase in mine productivity has led to a proportional increase in equipment size. Most vehicles have considerable blind spots, due to scale alone. Combine normal variations in environmental conditions, in-vehicle management systems, navigation systems and radio communications; the most experienced operator can be challenged by multiple distractions. Despite the best efforts of operators… CONTINUE READING


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