A new approach to designing lateral collision warning systems

Daniel P Jenkins, Neville A Stanton, Guy H Walker, Mark S Young

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    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 43% of all fatal accidents reported in 2001 involved a lane or road departure. The majority of current systems and available research focuses on the prevention of longitudinal collision or lane departures. In this paper we will discuss a system that reduces the likelihood of a lateral collision. The paper proposes an interface design that provides the driver with information on the position of other road users; and delivers a time critical warning when the driver is in a position of impending collision.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)379-396
    Number of pages18
    JournalInternational Journal of Vehicle Design
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2007


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