End-users' acceptance and use of adaptive cruise control systems

An online survey was distributed to end-users of adaptive cruise control (ACC). In total 90 drivers answered the questionnaire, which covered e.g. ACC usage and how such use affects driver behaviour. According the responses: the ACC is used primarily on roads with higher speed limits; the end-users trust the system even though it has some functional limitations; they have a very positive attitude towards the system; and positive effects on comfort and safety are observed including reduced inclination to overtake and increased compliance with speed regulations.

Author(s)
Niklas Strand, MariAnne Karlsson, Lena Nilsson
Publication type
Published in
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2014, 19-23 July 2014, Krakow.
Project
System Safety Through Combination of HMI and Dependable Systems (SHADES), Phase II
Year of publication
2014

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