As the automotive industry looks to overcome the problem of distracted driving, autonomous systems have rapidly improved over the past 12-18 months. Even though fatalities have decreased on European roads from 54,300 in 2001 to around 28,000 in 2012, distracted driving is an increasing concern. This is focusing the efforts of governments, industry bodies and automobile manufacturers on more actively on the research and development of semi-autonomous and autonomous car features and systems, as well as the implementation of advanced safety technologies in passenger cars, as this article shows.


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  • Accession Number: 01528443
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 19 2014 8:53PM