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Type: Report
Title: Automatic crash notification
Author: Ponte, G.
Ryan, G.A.
Anderson, R.
Publisher: Centre for Automotive Safety Research
Issue Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781921645624
ISSN: 1449-2237
Assignee: Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (SA)
Statement of
G Ponte, GA Ryan, RWG Anderson
Abstract: This report presents information relating to a vehicle technology commonly referred to as Automatic Collision (or Crash) Notification (ACN) as well as its relevance in South Australia. The purpose of this vehicle technology is to identify that a collision has occurred and automatically relay the crash notification and location to a third party to initiate a response by emergency medical services. The potential benefit of this system may come from reductions in emergency notification times and a reduction in any uncertainty that emergency services might otherwise have regarding the location of the crash. The analysis presented in this report conservatively estimated that if ACN was fully deployed in the vehicle fleet, road crash fatalities in South Australia in the period 2008-2009, may potentially have been reduced by 2.2% - 4.4%.
Keywords: Automatic Collision Notification; Automatic Crash Notification eCall
Rights: © The University of Adelaide 2013
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