In the last post, I raised the potential stalemate problem of four autonomous vehicles turning up to a 4-way-stop at the same time. Other tricky problems include when AVs interact with pedestrians or manual cars.
In the classic Dr Who episode, Destiny of the Daleks, The Doctor learns that the Dalek and Movellan armadas have been facing off in a stalemate for over two centuries. The extreme intelligence behind their battle computers have been calculating the best strategy and precise moment at which to attack.
I recently attended an NTC consultation session on the regulation of safety for automated vehicles. They have identified that the parties with a major influence on the in-service safety of automated vehicles include the vehicle manufactures, repairers, “fall-back ready users” and remote drivers.
The world of transport and transport management is on the cusp of dramatic change. The rate of this change, the exact effects, the period over which the change will take place, and the costs of the change are unknown and cannot be known at this stage. The only variable which […]
Now is an exciting time to be working in transport. It’s even more exciting for those of us who are involved in the intelligent transport industry. Last year, I visited Europe and the USA as part of a delegation from Roads Australia. The innovations I got to see personally from […]