abstract

NHTSA staff provide a two-part presentation on real world experiences with driving automation. The first part provides a NHTSA Special Crash Investigation overview of a recent vehicle crash involving an SAE Level 2 driving automation system. The discussion will describe the crash circumstances and the challenges to investigating crashes involving higher levels of driving automation. The second part will discuss the current status of the variety of driving automation on the road today and the technologies, terminologies, and issues that police and traffic records experts are likely to experience when addressing crashes involving vehicles featuring such systems.

speakers

Joseph Kolly | Chief Safety Scientist | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Harold Herrera | Crash Investigation Specialist | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration