No doubt you have been hearing the terms Safe System Approach and Traffic Safety Culture over the past few years, but are you also wondering: how to explain th ... [ Read More » ]
Intelligent Vehicle Systems
Intelligent vehicle systems are technologies that communicate safety and road condition information to drivers to enhance mobility and safety. These systems include “vehicle to vehicle (V2V) communications” (examples include a warning prior to a rear end collision or a warning that vehicles ahead of you are slowing down) and “vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) communication” (examples include traffic signal phasing information, weather information, and parking management). Most intelligent vehicle systems are still in the conceptual phase, and resources have primarily focused on urban areas; however, a few selected projects are beginning to be tested and deployed in rural areas.
This section provides resources on intelligent vehicle systems in general, as well as any rural resources that are currently available.
This press release discusses the proposed rule “that would mandate vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication on light vehicles, allowing cars to ‘talk& ... [ Read More » ]
The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center) hosted a FREE, 1.5-hour online webinar. Webinar Description This webinar provided an overview of the ... [ Read More » ]
The National Working Summit on Transportation in Rural America was held Sept. 7-9, 2016 in Denver, CO. It was hosted by the National Center for Rural Road Safet ... [ Read More » ]
“This Policy is an important early step in that effort. We are issuing this Policy as agency guidance rather than in a rulemaking in order to speed the d ... [ Read More » ]
An article from Tech Times which talks about self-driving cars and their impact on safety. ... [ Read More » ]
An article discussing how technology and driverless cars may affect animal-vehicle crashes in the future. ... [ Read More » ]
This website provides a comprehensive resource on connected vehicles. Resources include how connected vehicles work, standards, human factors research, core sys ... [ Read More » ]
An article in the New York Times discussing Google’s driverless vehilces. ... [ Read More » ]