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Prototyping and Evaluation of Infrastructure-assisted Transition of Control for Cooperative Automated Vehicles

Title:
Prototyping and Evaluation of Infrastructure-assisted Transition of Control for Cooperative Automated Vehicles
Authors:
Coll-Perales, Baldomero
Schulte-Tigges, Joschua
Rondinone, Michele
Gozálvez, Javier
Reke, Michael
Matheis, Dominik
Walter, Thomas
Department:
Ingeniería de Comunicaciones
Issue Date:
2021-03-29
Abstract:
Automated driving is now possible in diverse road and traffic conditions. However, there are still situations that automated vehicles cannot handle safely and efficiently. In this case, a Transition of Control (ToC) is necessary so that the driver takes control of the driving. Executing a ToC requires the driver to get full situation awareness of the driving environment. If the driver fails to get back the control in a limited time, a Minimum Risk Maneuver (MRM) is executed to bring the vehicle into a safe state (e.g., decelerating to full stop). The execution of ToCs requires some time and can cause traffic disruption and safety risks that increase if several vehicles execute ToCs/MRMs at similar times and in the same area. This study proposes to use novel C-ITS traffic management measures where the infrastructure exploits V2X communications to assist Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs) in the execution of ToCs. The infrastructure can suggest a spatial distribution of ToCs, and inform vehicles of the locations where they could execute a safe stop in case of MRM. This paper reports the first field operational tests that validate the feasibility and quantify the benefits of the proposed infrastructure-assisted ToC and MRM management. The paper also presents the CAV and roadside infrastructure prototypes implemented and used in the trials. The conducted field trials demonstrate that infrastructure-assisted traffic management solutions can reduce safety risks and traffic disruptions
Keywords/Subjects:
Vehicles,
Roads
Prototypes
Proposals
Automation
Area measurement,
Vehicle-to-everything
Type of document:
application/pdf
Access rights:
info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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