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Assessment of the effectiveness of Intersection Assistance Systems at urban and rural accident sites

  • An Intersection Collision Avoidance System is a promising safety system for accident avoidance or injury mitigation at junctions. However, there is still a lack of evidence of the effectiveness, due to the missing real accident data concerning Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. The objective of this study is the assessment of the effectiveness of an Intersection Collision Avoidance System based on real accidents. The method used is called virtual pre-crash simulation. Accidents at junctions were reconstructed by using the numerical simulation software PC-Crashâ„¢. This first simulation is called the baseline simulation. In a second step the vehicles of these accidents were equipped with an Intersection Collision Avoidance System and simulated again. The second simulation is called the system simulation. In the system simulation two different sensors and four different intervention strategies were used, based on a time-to-collision approach. The effectiveness of Intersection Collision Avoidance System has been evaluated by using an assessment function. On average 9% of the reviewed junction accidents could have been avoided within the system simulations. The other simulation results clearly showed a change in the principal direction of force, delta-v and reduction of the injury severity.

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Author:Christoph Zauner, Ernst Tomasch, Wolfgang Sinz, Christian Ellersdorfer, Hermann Steffan
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Date of Publication (online):2015/09/14
Year of first publication:2015
Contributing corporation:Vehicle Safety Institute (Graz)
Release Date:2015/09/14
Tag:Antikollisionssystem; Bewertung; Deutschland; Fahrerassistenzsystem; Knotenpunkt; Konferenz; Leistungsfähigkeit (allg); Schweregrad (Unfall; Simulation; Unfallverhütung; Verletzung)
Accident prevention; Collision avoidance system; Conference; Driver assistance system; Efficiency; Evaluation (assessment); Germany; Intersection; Severity (accid; Simulation; injury)
Source:6th International Conference on ESAR 2014
Institutes:Sonstige / Sonstige
Dewey Decimal Classification:6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 62 Ingenieurwissenschaften / 620 Ingenieurwissenschaften und zugeordnete Tätigkeiten
collections:BASt-Beiträge / ITRD Sachgebiete / 80 Unfallforschung
BASt-Beiträge / ITRD Sachgebiete / 91 Fahrzeugkonstruktion
BASt-Beiträge / Tagungen / International Conference on ESAR / 6th International Conference on ESAR
Licence (German):License LogoBASt / Link zum Urhebergesetz

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