The environmental impact and societal implications of CADS becomes more palpable as developments in intelligent vehicle technology continue to evolve. Manufacturers are building systems with more autonomy so vehicles can take on more task by themselves, but does increased autonomy mean increased confidence? The level of social acceptance and continued education of CADS is directly related to their effectiveness in reducing motor vehicle crashes. Just how far away from social acceptance of CADS are we?
An update on the latest in connected and autonomous vehicle systems.
The CTSRC staff would like to congratulate Dr. Eric Jackson on becoming the newly appointed Executive Director of the Connecticut Transportation Institute at the University of Connecticut! While undertaking this new opportunity, Dr. Jackson will remain Director of the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center and continue to bring growth and innovation to the transportation … Continue reading CTI’s New Executive Director
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How do cultural differences influence travel behavior and traffic engineering?
The CT Safety Spotlight brief "Heads Up!! Distracted Pedestrians" dives into the data on the proportion of pedestrians who talk, text or listen to music while crossing the road and how those distracted behaviors result in an increase in pedestrian deaths.