Active Safety Systems - Road to Autonomous Functionality

A presentation by Alan Korn, director, Advanced Brake System Integration, Meritor WABCO, on how  advanced sensors can improve vehicle safety, presented during the during the 21st Century Trucking Partnership’s fall meeting at the U.S. Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) in Warren, Mich., Nov. 6-7, 2014. Korn’s presentation, Active Safety Systems - Road to Autonomous Functionality, focuses on Meritor WABCO’s pragmatic, evolutionary approach to improving vehicle safety through use of advanced sensor technology, such as radar and vision, in vehicle control systems, and discusses the recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration preliminary policy on the development of autonomous vehicles and the recently released Government Accounting Office report on the expected safety benefits of vehicle–to-vehicle (V2V) technologies.