Scania is incorporated in their trucks crash-zone. Deformation zone on trucks save lives in car-to-truck collisions. Scania’s deformable crash-zone for trucks has the potential of saving 900 lives per year on European roads.
The 600-mm ”bonnet” at the front is purpose-built to absorb energy in a frontal collision with a passenger car.
The survivable collision speed is expected to rise from 56 to 90 km/h. Scania has elaborated the styling to test the reaction among truck buyers. Adjustments to the legislation could encourage truck operators to invest in safer trucks.
This is an example of crash-test with participation Saab vehicle and Scania truck: