The BMW motorcycles equipped with emergency call system
BMW Motorrad has developed the intelligent emergency call Intelligent Emergency Call for help call to the scene of the accident.
Prompt assistance in case of accidents and emergency situations on the road can save lives. Speed the arrival of aid is particularly relevant for motorcyclists. That’s why BMW Motorrad has developed the intelligent emergency call Intelligent Emergency Call for help call to the scene of the accident.
In the event of an accident integrated in vehicle eCall system can play a decisive role in the question of life and death. According to the Commissioner of the Committee on EU road safety, the use of eCall could save up to 2,500 lives a year due to the fact that victim assistance is on average 40-50% faster.
For the first time this system was used in BMW cars in Europe in 1999. In 2007, the BMW Group has expanded its capabilities by creating the best international call center. Starting in 2018 eCall system will be standard installed on all cars of the German manufacturer. Through close interaction between motorcycle and car divisions of BMW, it is expected that the system will be available as an option on the BMW motorcycles in early 2017.