ASSESSMENT OF ITS SAFETY BENEFITS

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSs) provide for two levels of improved user safety: (1) a general enhancement of user safety by reducing driver stress and indecision, achieving smoother vehicle flow, and generally, providing for a driving environment which yields improved safety as one of its byproducts; and (2) a more specific enhancement of user safety by providing critical advisory, warning and control information and action based on actual roadway, traffic, and environmental conditions. This paper provides an overview of the ITS safety focus, then gives a safety assessment of advanced vehicle control systems.

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    • Saxton, L
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  • Publication Date: 1996-2

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 85-89
  • Monograph Title: ROADSIDE SAFETY ISSUES REVISITED
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  • Accession Number: 00721433
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: May 13 1996 12:00AM