Pedestrian Safety Through Vehicle Design - Trams

Trams

An early example can be found on trams in the form of a lifeguard which prevents pedestrians from being caught between the wheels of the leading bogie should they be hit. When a pedestrian hit the lifeguard a scoop/grille would be automatically lowered in front of the vehicle.

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