On the road, pedestrians are particularly at risk, a fact reflected in the high proportion of deaths. In most accidents, the pedestrian collides with the front of the vehicle. Serious injuries can occur if the pedestrian’s head hits the engine hood or other hard structures in the area around the windshield. The pressure tube sensor from Bosch provides a pressure-based sensor system designed to detect collisions with pedestrians.


10 to 15 msec

of the impact of a pedestrian, the system is able to trigger protective mechanisms in the vehicle.



The pressure tube sensor system is designed to reliably detect an impact between the vehicle and a pedestrian.