Co-operative Systems for Road Safety “Smart Vehicles on Smart Roads”

Project type: Integrated Project (IP) 4th IST call of the 6th European Framework Program (*) Consortium : 51 partners (from 12 European countries) OEM ( trucks, cars, motorcycles) ROAD OPERATORS SUPPLIERS RESEARCH INSTITUTES UNIVERSITIES Promoted by: EUCAR Timeframe: 1/2006 – 12/2009 Overall Cost Budget : 38 M€ (European Commission funding 20.5M€) IP coordinator : Roberto Brignolo C.R.F. (FIAT RESEARCH CENTER – Italy)

To prevent road accidents developing a “Safety Margin Assistant” that : • detects in advance potentially dangerous situations, • extends “in space and time” drivers’ awareness of the surrounding environment, The Safety Margin Assistant will be an Intelligent Cooperative System based on Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) communication

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