Buses are among the safest means of transportation in the world. Innovations from Mercedes-Benz have a played crucial role in ensuring this. Mercedes-Benz takes more responsibility for bus safety than any other manufacturer.
Many innovations now included as standard celebrated their debut in a bus bearing the three-pointed star. For example, the anti-lock braking system (ABS), the Electronic Stability Program (ESP®) or the emergency braking assistant Preventive Brake Assist 2.
Responsibility and commitment. That is why Mercedes-Benz pursues the vision of accident-free driving. The Mercedes-Benz integral safety concept is an important contribution towards achieving this aim. As a consistent implementation of the safety concept, this concept covers all phases of automotive safety: from safety in driving to safety in hazardous situations and protection in the event of an accident to the reduction of the consequences of accidents.
Particularly in city traffic, dangers are sometimes unpredictable. Therefore all the more important that measures be taken to prevent an accident. Mercedes-Benz has equipped the Citaro urban bus with many safety features which help in mastering critical driving situations.