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PMSS Project Details

 

Project ID:FHWA-PROJ-08-0031
Project Name: Human Factors for Limited-Ability Autonomous Driving Systems
Status: Active
Contact:
Last Name:Lee
First Name:Kunik
Telephone:202-493-3491
E-mail:kunik.lee@dot.gov
Office: Office of Safety Research and Development
Roadmap/Focus area(s): Safety Planning
Intersections
Speed Management
Roadway Departure
Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Comprehensive Approach to Safety
Safety Data and Analysis
Project Description:The project proposes to study the human factors aspects of limited automated driving systems. It will address the concerns of drivers becoming overreliant upon such systems, drivers evoking such systems outside of design parameters, and drivers being aware when the systems are not operating as intended. Expected outcomes are the impact of human factors on the performance of automated systems and better definition of roles of drivers using such systems in a variety of scenarios.
Start Date: September 11, 2008
End Date: December 31, 2011
Goals:
(1) Improve basic understanding of human factors.
(2) Engage drivers.
Background Information: The project was submitted in response to first round (fiscal year 2007) Exploratory Advanced Research Program solicitation.
Keywords: Safety
Human Factors
Research
Drivers
Automated Vehicle Control
Algorithms
Subject Areas: Research