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Con-way installs safety technology tested at UMTRI

July 13, 2010

An article in reports that Con-way Freight, an Ann Arbor-based subsidiary of Con-way, Inc., has installed $5.4 million in safety technology in a new fleet of 2010-model tractors.

Among the upgrades are cameras that can detect a tractor's position in a lane and send a warning to the driver if it veers too close to the line, as well as a front-facing radar that responds to traffic.

Con-way spent ten months testing the new technology in partnership with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and UMTRI.

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