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Type: Journal article
Title: An estimate of the future road safety benefits of autonomous emergency braking and vehicle-to-vehicle communication technologies
Author: Dutschke, J.
Searson, D.
Ponte, G.
Hutchinson, T.
Anderson, R.
Lydon, M.
Citation: Journal of the Australian College of Road Safety, 2017; 28(1):20-26
Publisher: Australasian College of Road Safety
Issue Date: 2017
ISSN: 1832-9497
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Jeffrey K Dutschke, Daniel J Searson, Giulio Ponte, T Paul Hutchinson, Robert W G Anderson, and Mary Lydon
Abstract: The aim of this study was to examine the benefits of hastening the introduction of new passenger vehicle technologies on future reductions in fatalities and serious injuries on Australian roads. This was done specifically for Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) and Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications, which represent the two most promising technologies in the short-term and medium-term future. The results demonstrate that a delay in introduction, or a slower rate of introduction, can have a substantial effect on how long it takes for the safety benefits to be realised in the greater vehicle fleet.
Keywords: Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB); Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication; Safety performance; modelling; technology introduction rate; crash reduction
Rights: © Australasian College of Road Safety
RMID: 0030073751
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