There have been intensive studies on various driving support systems conducted in order to find ways of reducing drivers operating burden and enhancing driving safety. Some driving support systems include warning systems which warn a driver of her/his mis-operation, and systems which can control a vehicle for itself. A lane departure warning system and a distance warning system have been already put into the market. However, break-through technologies are necessary to develop a practical control system which is safer and more reliable than warning system. This paper describes the relationship between a driving support system and a driver, and proposes a simple reliability calculation method for a man-machine system to analyze the safety of a driving support system. Also this paper discusses reliability issues of steering assist control. The calculation result shows that preventing driver from over-relying on such systems is vital to realizing improved safety in man-machine parallel systems. For the covering abstract see IRRD E102946.


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  • Accession Number: 00781121
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 89-950073-2-X
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Jan 7 2000 12:00AM