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Lane-change warning systems habe been deployed to alert bus and truck drivers of vehicle, or obstuctions, in adjacent lanes when the driver prepares to change lanes.


During system testing, CV Pilot sites discover the importance of having expertise in detecting and mitigating interferences with radio frequency and GPS signals(12/13/2018)

Refine institutional arrangements when deploying connected vehicle technology to outline the expectations of partners in terms of service, outcomes and reporting.(12/13/2018)

Refine proper antenna placement on connected vehicles (particularly commercial vehicles) to reduce DSRC ‘shadow’ areas where DSRC signal is degraded.(12/13/2018)

Connected vehicle deployers are encouraged to utilize multi-vendor outsourcing and to source suppliers early to create a collaborative environment that enables as much parallel work as possible.(12/13/2018)

Connected vehicle deployers should assess field equipment and organizational capabilities that will be needed to support core CV components.(12/13/2018)

RSU triangulation techniques and inertial GPS solutions can improve geolocation accuracy for connected vehicles operating in dense urban environments.

Deploy side object detection systems for transit buses that have proven effectiveness in transit operating environments and been accepted by transit operators.(December 15 2008)

Universal deployment of a Lane Change Assist system on motorcycles could prevent 17 to 24 percent of motorcycle crashes resulting in injuries in Germany.(June 5 - 8, 2017)

Most professional truck drivers interviewed in Ohio and California expressed favorable views of on-board connected vehicle safety applications installed on Class 8 commercial vehicles.(01/31/2014)

Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) systems can reduce the number of moderate to severe injuries in head-on collisions by 73 percent.(09/12/2012 )

91 percent of volunteer drivers that tested V2V communications safety features indicated they would like to have these technologies on their personal vehicle.(05/21/2012)

In Michigan, 108 volunteers who drove 16 vehicles equipped with crash warning systems indicated the blind-spot detection component of the lane-change/merge crash warning system was the most useful and satisfying aspect of the integrated system. (June 2011)

In Michigan, 8 of 108 volunteers who drove light vehicles equipped with an integrated crash warning system indicated the system prevented them from having a crash.(June 2011)

Active and passive in-vehicle safety technologies are expected to decrease fatalities up to 16 percent.(April 2011)

In Florida, camera-based systems with a regular angle lens reduced 43 percent of blind zones and wide-angle camera systems entirely eliminated blind zones during controlled tests among 28 transit bus drivers. (March 2010)

Widespread deployment of integrated countermeasure systems could prevent over 48 percent of rear-end, run-off-road, and lane change crashes.(August 2005)

Freightliner to Offer Collision Warning on New Truck Line(20 November 1995)