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Swap hi-vis vest for Life Paint

Volvo has invented Life Paint to light up cyclists at night and motorcycle riders might also like to swap their hi-vis vests for the paint to make their bikes more visible to other traffic. The Swedish car company with a heritage of safety innovations, has announced Life Paint which is an invisible reflective spray that …

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Drivers get warning tap for riders

Drivers may soon be tapped on the shoulder to warn them of approaching riders. The Jaguar/Land Rover technology is called Bike Sense and it’s latest car company technology development that could prove safer for riders and help prevent SMIDSY (Sorry Mate, I Didn’t See You) crashes. The company is working on a range of new …

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Volvo technology alerts for riders

Volvo has developed technology that alerts drivers of cyclists and could have ramifications for motorcycle riders. The system involves two-way communication between the car and a rider’s helmet that gives drivers a head-up display rider alert to the presence of riders. Volvo will demonstrate the tech at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (6-9 January …

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Is this the world’s safest motorcycle?

Take a Honda Fireblade, add Volvo-style safety technology and what do you get? The stunning but ultra-safe Molot. Russian company Chak Motors has packed the Molot (Russian for sled) with such hi-tech car safety features as blind spot warning, rear and front HD cameras, predictive emergency braking and lane departure warning. The Petersburg-based company started …

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