14 février 2019

Road Safety for Cyclists and Motorists - The Ultimate Online Guide

Road Safety for Cyclists and Motorists - The Ultimate Online Guide Few subjects cause more tension than the relationship between drivers and cyclists on our roads. It is not an easy partnership, and there will always be some level of animosity between two and four wheeled road users. However whether you’re a driver, cyclist or both, one thing we do need to be on the same page about is SAFETY. ROSPA provides the statistics on collisions involving cyclists below: • Around 75% of fatal or serious cyclist accidents occur in urban... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2019

Advanced Driver aids might be mandatory by 2022 says Nitin Gadkari: Will make Indian roads safer!

Advanced Driver aids might be mandatory by 2022 says Nitin Gadkari: Will make Indian roads safer! Union Minister Nitin Gadkari recently announced at the SIAM annual convention that the government was working towards making Indian roads safer by adding ADAS as a mandate for all cars in India by 2022. The SIAM annual convention which was held in the first week of September is an essential event for the Indian Automotive industry, it's a single platform for the government to address the automotive industry and for the automotive... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2018

To Make Self-Driving Cars Safe, We Also Need Better Roads and Infrastructure

To Make Self-Driving Cars Safe, We Also Need Better Roads and Infrastructure The big question around self-driving cars, for many people, is: When will the technology be ready? In other words, when will autonomous vehicles be safe enough to operate on their own? But there has been far less attention paid to two equally important questions: When will the driving environment be ready to accommodate self-driving cars? And where will this technology work best? Self-driving cars are the most challenging automation project ever... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2018

How ADAS Enable Road Safety

How ADAS Enable Road Safety In honor of National Autonomous Vehicle Day, we wanted to highlight the technological innovations shaping the auto industry. Today, autonomous technology is declared as the future of transport. Automaker heavy hitters are investing billions in its development and even tech giants including Apple, Uber, and Baidu are trying to crack the code. But even though the race for self-driving cars is heating up, a reality where cars can operate sans driver is far from here. Like it or not, human drivers are still... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2018

European Commission : MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT

European Commission :  MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT The opinions expressed in the studies are those of the consultant and do not necessarily represent the position of the Commission. Assessing the fitness to drive Education/training Infrastructural measures Vehicle design and vehicle safety What can be done about it? ADAS Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) can provide personal assistance in a road environment that cannot always take into account... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2018

MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT : Road Safety

MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT : Road Safety The opinions expressed in the studies are those of the consultant and do not necessarily represent the position of the Commission. Assessing the fitness to drive Education/training Infrastructural measures Vehicle design and vehicle safety What can be done about it? ADAS Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) can provide personal assistance in a road environment that cannot always take into account the... [Lire la suite]

07 septembre 2018

Volvo connected cars and trucks to share road safety data

Volvo connected cars and trucks to share road safety data   Vehicles will alert each other to dangerous driving conditions. Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks have unveiled a joint cloud-based Connected Safety service that enables connected vehicles to warn each other automatically about dangerous road conditions. The partnership will see live, anonymised data shared between Volvo trucks sold in Sweden and Norway, and Volvo cars equipped with the Hazard Light Alert system. Hazard Light Alert has been available in Sweden and... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2018

Nexyad presenting SafetyNex : application to car insurance at Finance & Innovation Congress in Paris

Nexyad presenting SafetyNex : application to car insurance at Finance & Innovation Congress in Paris SafetyNex Real Time Driving Risk Assessment is used by car insurers to alert driver and to reduce accident rate by 20%, including personal injuries. The ROI of SafetyNex is then very easy to calculate and it is phenomenal ! In addition, SafetyNex records real “insurance-friendly” data such as RISK PROFILES and USAGE PROFILES already validated on million kilometers. There is work to do from SafetyNex data (by insurer’s data... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2018

Compulsory ADAS for European trucks set to expand

Compulsory ADAS for European trucks set to expand EC drive to cut HGV kill rates will see more mandating of driver assistance technology, discovers Siegfried Mortkowitz [Mob.Mortkowitz.2015.12.21] Since 1 November, 2015, all new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) sold in the European Union have had to be equipped with lane departure warning systems (LDWS) and autonomous emergency braking systems (AEBS). Fitting out trucks and buses with these two advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) was mandated in an European Commission (EC)... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

Automated and Autonomous Driving Regulation under uncertainty

Automated and Autonomous Driving Regulation under uncertainty   Executive summary Many cars sold today are already capable of some level of automated operation, and prototype cars capable of driving autonomously have been - and continue to be - tested on public roads in Europe, Japan and the United States. These technologies have arrived rapidly on the market and their future deployment is expected to accelerate. Autonomous driving promises many benefits: improved safety, reduced congestion and lower stress for car... [Lire la suite]