Peterbilt expands Model 579 standard safety systems

By Product Expert | Posted in Peterbilt 579 on Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 6:28 pm
Does the Peterbilt Model 579 offer a collision mitigation system?

Does the Peterbilt Model 579 offer a collision mitigation system?

Safety systems that help expand the awareness of drivers have become more and more common on many different vehicles. The number of these systems available on commercial truck models continues to expand. So does the Peterbilt Model 579 offer a collision mitigation system?

Bendix Wingman Advanced System Features

Peterbilt has just announced that, moving forward, the Bendix Wingman Advanced system will now be included as standard equipment on the Peterbilt Model 579. Bendix Wingman Advanced is a collision mitigation system designed to serve a crucial safety function.

“Peterbilt strengthens its position as an industry safety leader with the adoption of Bendix Wingman Advanced as a standard feature on the Model 579.” – Robert Woodall, Assistant General Manager of Sales and Marketing.

Wingman Advanced works with the Bendix Electronic Stability Program (ESP). The Bendix ESP includes additional safety systems like in-lane object recognition with alert and adaptive cruise control with braking. These systems are designed to prevent rear-end collisions. Wingman Advanced provide following distance and stationary object alerts.

Read More: Learn more about the Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ system

Also available on the Model 579 is the Bendix Wingman Fusion system. Wingman Fusion adds enhanced collision mitigation with stationary object braking, lane-departure warnings and speed sign recognition to the roster of safety features.

The Peterbilt Model 579 is available at many of our Allstate Peterbilt Group locations spread throughout the Midwest. You can find your nearest Allstate Peterbilt Group location right here on our website. You can also take a look at our inventory to learn more about the Peterbilt model, and other commercial vehicles, we have to offer our customers.

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