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Volvo Lorry Collision Warning With Emergency Brake System Stops Forty Tonnes In No Time

30/05/2013 11:28 BST

Forty-tonne heavy goods lorries are not exactly known for their ability to stop quickly on a wet road and if one hits you in your little 3-door you are in trouble.

Volvo's new Collision Warning with Emergency Brake system could put your mind at rest.

As the slightly terrifying video shows (we wouldn't want to be the driver in the white car) a fully loaded HGV stops in an incredibly short distance.

Watch the video below for below an explanation of how the video works...