November 17, 2021

New technology could lead to safer roads and less congestion | News

GWINNETT County, Ga. (CBS46) — New innovative technology being tested in one Gwinnett County community could make roads safer and traffic less congested.

Brandon Branham is the Assistant City Manager in Peachtree Corners where they are testing new cellular vehicle technology that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

The technology which is installed in a Ford Edge test vehicle interacts with traffic signals and crosswalks through a 5G-cellular network giving the driver alerts of nearby objects like cars or pedestrians, helping the driver make decisions while behind the wheel.

“We have devices along the roadway connected to our infrastructure so that the vehicles can talk to the traffic signal or the pedestrian crossing where we see the value in…

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