One of the main problems when developing autonomous vehicles is the availability of real-life driving data and testing of the new functions. Therefore, in SAFER's new project "Realsim for AD", tools for simulation will be developed. The challenge is to...
SAFER Vehicle and Traffic Safety Center has been granted funds from Vinnova for a new important project - Drive Sweden Test Site Automated Highway III. It is the third project in a line of projects aiming at creating test beds...
Today, the norm for standard crash tests with cars is crash test dummies based on men’s size and attributes. But there are as many women who drive a car nowdays. And females are at a much higher risk to be...
SAFER researchers now have access to the powerful PR tool Mynewsdesk to spread interesting news and research results
SAFER has a new project in its portfolio Systems for accident prevention; Auto pilot site to plant. The purpose of the project is to build a safe and efficient fully automated transport system that is capable of operating in narrow...
The first two families, the Hains and the Simonovskis, have now received their Drive Me cars. The families will test its cars on the public roads of Gothenburg and support the research project with driving data and information about their...
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017 to Richard H. Thaler, University of Chicago, IL, USA "for his contributions to behavioural economics". And the same...
Recently, the first dig in the ground was taken for a new road stretch at AstaZero - one of the world's most advanced proving grounds for testing of active safety systems. The goal is to offer more opportunities for testing...
Every day many trucks drive with containers between Gothenburg harbour and Viared industrial area, outside Borås, Sweden. Making these transports more efficient would mean increased profitability for the transport companies, but also for the society due to reduced environmental impact...
Europe’s automotive industry has joined forces with research institutions and other stakeholders to test and evaluate automated in-vehicle technologies in real traffic in eleven European countries, including cross-border driving. L3Pilot, a four-year project, kicks off today in Wolfsburg, Germany.

Safer – Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre

SAFER is the open innovation arena where researchers and expertise work together to create safe mobility. Our traffic safety approach covers people, vehicles and the infrastructure – and together we contribute to safer road transports and smarter, more sustainable cities.

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