Skip to main content
eScholarship
Open Access Publications from the University of California

Safety and Capacity Analysis of Automated and Manual Highway Systems

  • Author(s): Carbaugh, Jason;
  • Godbole, Datta N.;
  • Sengupta, Raja
  • et al.
Abstract

This paper compares safety of automated and manual highway systems with respect to result- ing rear-end collision frequency and severity. The results show that automated driving is safer than the most alert manual drivers, at similar speeds and capacities. We also present a detailed safety-capacity tradeo study for four di erent Automated Highway System concepts that di er in their information structure and separation policy.

Main Content
For improved accessibility of PDF content, download the file to your device.
Current View