SAS is Toyota’s System of Active Stability which is a patented safety system that helps to protect the driver, the load and the truck. It constantly monitors forklift operations and automatically takes action when it senses factors that could lead to the truck or load becoming unstable. It consists of six functions that work together to keep the driver and goods safe, while improving productivity and reducing costs. SAS is standard on Toyota Tonero engine-powered and Toyota Traigo electric powered forklift trucks.
The main benefit of SAS is that it continually protects the operator and load when driving, turning and lifting; thereby improving safety when operating trucks. It also ensures improved productivity as greater stability, mast and fork control results in more efficient working. Another important benefit is that it can help to keep driver and damage costs low.
SAS is made up of six functions these include: