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ITF – Safer Roads with Automated Vehicles

25 June 2018

The International Road Traffic and Accident Group (IRTAD of the International Transport Forum (ITF/OECD) have recently published a new report:“ Safer Roads with Automated Vehicles?”.

This report examines how increasing automation of cars and trucks could affect road safety, and which security vulnerabilities will need to be addressed with the rise of self-driving vehicles. It introduces the principles of Safe System approach and the relevance of Vision Zero for road safety to the wider discussion on vehicle automation.

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