REALISING 'VISION ZERO' : SWEDEN'S DRIVE TO SLASH ROAD TRAFFIC DEATHS HAS LED IT TO INVEST IN EUROPE'S LARGEST ISA DEMONSTRATION PROJECT TO DATE

This article describes the VisionZero program in Sweden in which Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technologies are being used to support safety measures. Focus is on the intelligent speed adaptation (ISA) trials taking place. Two types of ISA systems are being tested: 1) informative systems in which a warning noise is emitted when the speed limit is exceeded; and, 2) active support systems in which an active accelerator offers slight resistance to the driver's foot once the speed limit is exceeded and encourages a speedometer check. The article also describes another type of system being tested which involves electronic speed bumps that use dedicated short range communications (DSRC) to warn drivers of entry into a trial zone with speed restrictions.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Publication Date: May/June 2000
  • Publication Date: 2000

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00801165
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: PATH
  • Created Date: Nov 7 2000 12:00AM