Mercedes-Benz accepts no compromises when it comes to safety. Find out about the Unimog safety concept in Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks World. And also learn how driver safety training courses can contribute to reduced risks in day-to-day working operations.

High directional stability thanks to balanced axle loads

Unimog safety advantages at a glance.

The vehicle concept of the Unimog combines a short distance between implement and tractor with a wide field of vision, controlled braking in critical situations, directional stability, easy use of snow-chains, impact safety and ergonomics.

Its safety concept has convinced road maintenance experts in Thuringia.

As a specialist in road maintenance and repair, ‘Straßenwartungs- und Instandhaltungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG’ in Thuringia places its faith in the Unimog in many areas. Safety also plays an important part when it comes to in-house further training.

Unimog driver safety training courses by the ADAC motoring organisation.

During these Unimog safety training courses, drivers practice the correct responses in hazardous situations. Experienced ADAC instructors give them valuable hints on vehicle control, load securing and personal health protection. To this end, slippery roads or suddenly appearing obstacles are simulated on ADAC training sites, so that braking and steering in critical situations can be practised.

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