- Tesla will become the first automaker to implement HELP®
- Technology improves road safety for vulnerable and disabled vehicles and occupants
HOUSTON, October 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Emergency Safety Solutions, Inc. (ESS), creator of the Hazard Enhanced Location Protocol (HELP®) which is revolutionizing vehicle hazard warning systems to help prevent collisions with disabled and vulnerable vehicles and their occupants, today announced that it has signed a global agreement with Tesla, Inc. to deploy HELP on Tesla models initially in North America via over-the-air software update.
It will be the first implementation of HELP technology in a passenger vehicle and is expected to be added to a line of Tesla vehicles.
“This is great news for significantly increasing road safety,” said Tom Metzger, CEO of ESS. “Tesla is a leader in bringing innovations to passenger vehicles for the first time and is leading the way in implementing HELP technology on potentially millions of Tesla vehicles worldwide. This is a milestone. monumental in the effort to overcome the troubling safety issue of collisions with disabled and vulnerable vehicles, which tragically injure or kill tens of thousands of people around the world each year.”
About Emergency Security Solutions, Inc.
Emergency Safety Solutions is a certified minority-owned company whose mission is to save lives by eliminating preventable accidents involving vulnerable vehicles that are disabled and stopped on or near active roads. This growing safety issue affects more than 72,000 people each year in the United States, with 15,000 injured or killed. ESS’s suite of HELP solutions provides advanced lighting alerts and location-based digital alerts to dramatically improve advance warning communications to drivers.
Craig Keller | HSE communications | [email protected] | 847-476-7543
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