Miles, James; Thomas Strybel
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While Highly Automated Driving Systems (HADS) are expected to become increasingly common on roadways, there remain scenarios where human drivers may need to take over control under certain conditions. Using a virtual reality (VR) driving simulator, researchers studied key factors influencing driver performance and evaluated specific differences in driver performance during takeovers from HADS versus current manual driving.  A total of 37 individuals participated in the VR simulator study and completed questionnaires to gauge attitudes about driving automation.

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Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center
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Evaluation of Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Technologies for Their Impact on Traffic Safety and Traffic Congestion
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