For the United Nations' fifth annual Road Safety Week, Essilor and Groupe Renault have signed a two-year memorandum of understanding, pledging to raise the public's awareness the importance of good vision for driving and to work on technologies designed to improve it. Among other things, they will be conducting awareness campaigns and eye tests for Renault's employees and customers, building on initiatives undertaken during the Renault Mobilize days and World Sight Day. They will also be developing workshops on day and night glare, road/cockpit visual transition, peripheral and central attention focus, and man-machine interfaces for legibility and color perception. In 2017, Essilor partnered with the Féderation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) to promote the FIA's “check your vision” golden rule, which it paired with other concerns, such as speed, seat-belt usage and avoidance of mobile phones. Renault, meanwhile, has implemented a social-responsibility strategy called Mobilize, which has resulted in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), vehicle donations for firefighter training and employee training on road safety and sustainable mobility. Some 50 years ago, moreover, Renault and PSA Peugeot-Citroën created the Laboratory of Accidentology and Biomechanics (LAB), a research program into car crashes and related human behavior.

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