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Autoliv Addresses Micromobility Safety

The Sweden-based supplier of safety systems joins Together for Safer Roads


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Although one may associate Autoliv, supplier of vehicle safety systems, with its automotive airbags, seatbelts, steering wheels, it seems that when it comes to transportation-related safety the firm goes well beyond that, as indicated by its joining of Together for Safer Roads (TSR), which brings together a wide range of companies—including, in part, AB InBev, AIG, AT&T, CalAmp, Republic Services, Lyft, Marsh, iHeartMedia, Octo Telematics, Geotab, Dreampact, PepsiCo, and UPS—to address the issue of global traffic crashes, injuries and deaths.

Autoliv scooter airbag

Autoliv scooter airbag system. (Image: Autoliv)

Autoliv is participating in TSR’s Safer Cities micromobility risk management project. Its focus will be on the proliferating use of e-scooters, working to increase the safety of these non-car modes of transport.

Why Does This Matter?

According to UN figures, there are some 1.35-million people killed in roadway accidents each year. Fifty million more are injured. And the cost of this to the world economy is $1.85-trillion.

As Christoffer Malm, Autoliv Director of Digital Business and Mobility, puts it,  “Focusing on how we can make tomorrow’s mobility safe and pursuing a common way of defining safe driving and how driving data can be used to promote this, sets the agenda for leading companies to collaborate in this space.”

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