This report is from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sponsored program, "IVHS Countermeasures for Rear-End Collisions". In this Interim Report (Volume V), preliminary performance specifications for the Automatic Control System (ACS) are developed and represented. Automatic Control Systems would take temporary control of the vehicle, such as braking and/or steering, to avoid a dangerous situation. These performance specifications are based on all activities and results of the contract to date. The report covers the applicable documents, system classification, requirements of the performance specifications for ACS, the qualification tests and definitions. The requirements section includes the system requirements, driver controls, and driver display.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • NHTSA Contracting Officers Technical Representative (COTR): Arthur Carter
  • Corporate Authors:

    Frontier Engineering

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  • Authors:
    • Wilson, T
  • Publication Date: 1995-6-28


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 29 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00798218
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-808 934
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 1 2000 12:00AM