The study calculated the benefits of implementing DSRC in 2019 instead of delaying 3, 5, or 7 years.
- Assuming three-year delay, 7.4 million-8.1 million crashes; 2.8 million-3.1 million injuries; and 40,717-44,558 deaths could be prevented
- Assuming five-year delay, 12.6 million-13.6 million crashes; 4.8 million-5.1 million injuries; and 69,556-75,098 deaths could be prevented
- Assuming seven-year delay, 17.9 million-19.1 million crashes, 6.8 million-7.2 million injuries; 99,338-105,746 deaths could be prevented.
The Cost in Fatalities, Injuries and Crashes Associated with Waiting to Deploy Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication
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