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Accidents on the M62 can cost lives and cause hours of traffic chaos for Huddersfield drivers. Could a Samsung Safety Truck help make the motorway safer?

The tech giant has developed a 'see through' truck that shows drivers the road ahead of them via special video screen on the back.

A camera attached to the front of the truck captures the traffic scene ahead, helping road users decide whether it is safe to overtake the truck.

It also has a night vision mode to help cars drive safely along dark roads.

With two accidents in two hours on the M62 yesterday, the safety trucks could be a welcome addition to Britain's busy roads and motorways.

Yesterday saw congestion after a car and van crash at junction 20 (Rochdale) and a lorry and van crash near Outlane.

But while it seems like a great idea, it may be a while before you see them in action, if they make it to the UK at all — the project has been designed initially for Argentina.

The trucks also have night vision
The trucks also have night vision

Prototypes of the truck are still being tested in the hope the government will help get them on to Argentine roads, where almost one person dies in a traffic accident every hour.

But if the project is a success, who knows — you could see them ahead of you on the M62 one day.

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