Reducing rear-end crashes with cooperative systems

Demmel, Sebastien, Larue, Gregoire S., & Rakotonirainy, Andry (2014) Reducing rear-end crashes with cooperative systems. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 25(2), pp. 29-34.

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This paper presents an evaluation of the effectiveness of a cooperative Intelligent Transport System (C-ITS) to reduce rear-end crashes. Two complementary simulation techniques are used to demonstrate the benefits of the C-ITS. A traffic (VEINS) and sensor (SiVIC) simulations use realistic data related to traffic/road in Brisbane’s Pacific Motorway, driver’s reaction time and injury severity to evaluate benefits. The results of our simulations show that C-ITS could reduce rear-end crash risk by providing several seconds of additional warning to drivers.

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ID Code: 77955
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Rear-end crashes, Cooperative ITS, Traffic simulation
ISSN: 1832-9497
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Software Engineering (080309)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING (090200) > Automotive Safety Engineering (090204)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The author.
Deposited On: 22 Oct 2014 22:50
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2017 13:19

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