We’ve all been in that situation: stuck behind a truck on a single carriageway road with little chance of getting a good enough view to overtake.
But Korean company Samsung has the solution – and it’s incredibly simple.
It’s fitted a camera to the front of its lorries, wirelessly connected to four screens on the back of its trailers. The result? You can get a view of what’s in front of the truck, helping you decide if it’s safe to overtake.
The technology is only being trialed currently, so it’s likely to be a while before we see it on UK roads. The technology is fairly simple, though, so it can’t be that difficult to implement…