Marvino Gilliam, Pierce Transit’s safety and service quality administrator, demonstrates a Mobileye Collision Avoidance System that gives bus drivers a warning when their vehicles comes too close to a pedestrian or another vehicle. Driving around their training facility on South Tacoma Way on Wednesday, Gilliam shows how alarms and warning signs inside the bus come on when a pedestrian crosses the path of the bus.
Marvino Gilliam, Pierce Transit’s safety and service quality administrator, demonstrates a Mobileye Collision Avoidance System that gives bus drivers a warning when their vehicles comes too close to a pedestrian or another vehicle. Driving around their training facility on South Tacoma Way on Wednesday, Gilliam shows how alarms and warning signs inside the bus come on when a pedestrian crosses the path of the bus. David Montesino dmontesino@thenewstribune.com
Marvino Gilliam, Pierce Transit’s safety and service quality administrator, demonstrates a Mobileye Collision Avoidance System that gives bus drivers a warning when their vehicles comes too close to a pedestrian or another vehicle. Driving around their training facility on South Tacoma Way on Wednesday, Gilliam shows how alarms and warning signs inside the bus come on when a pedestrian crosses the path of the bus. David Montesino dmontesino@thenewstribune.com

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