Impact of Automated Vehicle Technologies on Driver Skills

CAR researchers analyze the impacts of technological dependence on the driving skills and the ability of an operator to resume operation of the vehicle in the event of an automated vehicle (AV) failure or limitation. The findings presented in this work are based on...

Public Perceptions of Connected and Automated Vehicle Technologies

This report, commissioned by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), presents findings from research on public perceptions of connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies. The results of this research stem from a series of interviews with test drivers...

Global Harmonization of Connected Vehicle Communication Standards

This report examines international efforts to develop “harmonized” connected vehicle standards that would enable automakers, governments, and technology developers to, at a minimum, adopt analogous conceptual and technological frameworks across markets. While many...

Management Procedures for Data Collected via ITS

This report is an extension and update of a previous report prepared by CAR, PB, and MDOT in September 2013 entitled Management Procedures for Data Collected via Intelligent Transportation Systems. The 2013 report provided an overview and broad discussions of National...

Connected vs. Automated Vehicles as Generators of Useful Data

This report summarizes the types of data that may be available from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) connected vehicle effort, as well as data from advanced automated vehicle systems. The USDOT connected vehicle program emphasizes the creation of...