The total number of road crashes in Europe is decreasing, but the number of crashes involving cyclists is not decreasing at the same rate. To help car drivers avoid or mitigate crashes while overtaking a cyclist,
Author(s)
Jordanka Kovaceva
Published in
Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Vehicle Safety
Year of publication
2019
Every year, more than 5000 pedestrians and 2000 cyclists die on European roads. These vulnerable road users (VRUs) are especially at risk when interacting with cars. Intelligent safety systems (ISSs), designed to mitigate or avoid crashes
Author(s)
Christian-Nils Åkerberg Boda
Published in
Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Vehicle Safety
Year of publication
2019
Recent years have seen a rapid increase in the number of passenger cars equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADASs), a development that affects the nature of future vehicle crashes. Predicting this change, understanding future crash
Author(s)
Östling M, Jepsson H, Lubbe N.
Published in
IRCOBI Conference, IRC-19-92
Year of publication
2019
An explorative user study was performed to study seat belt fit, perceived comfort and safety awareness of older adults in the front passenger seat of a large, stationary passenger car. The study included 55 participants between
Author(s)
Osvalder Al, Bohman K, Lindman M, Ankartoft R, Alfredsson S.
Published in
2019 IRCOBI Conference Proceedings, IRC-19-12
Year of publication
2019
The purpose was to study how occupant age affects seat belt fit and comfort by comparing older adults and younger occupants in the front seat of a passenger vehicle. Methods: An exploratory user study was performed
Author(s)
Bohman K, Osvalder AL, Ankartoft R, Alfredsson S.
Published in
Traffic Injury Prevention
Year of publication
2019
Recently developed Human Body Model (HBM) morphing methods using parametric representative target geometries have enabled morphing of a baseline HBM to many anthropometries, including elderly females. This study investigated the potential benefits for thoracic injury risk
Author(s)
Larsson K-J, Pipkorn B, Iraeus J, Bolte IV JH, Agnew AM, Hu J, Reed MP, Sunnevång C.
Published in
IRCOBI Conference, IRC-19-22, Florence, Italy, 2019
Year of publication
2019
A child dies in road traffic crashes every fourth minute. Totally were 186 300 children under the age of 18 killed in vehicle accidents in 2012, even more were severely injured [1]. The World Health Organisation
Author(s)
Maria Daouacher
Year of publication
2019
To improve the future design of restraint systems, it is important to know how passengers’ sitting postures change over time and how the passengers interact with the restraint systems. This master thesis at Chalmers University of
Author(s)
Emma Lysén och Annika Hansson
Year of publication
2019
The development in the car industry is going towards autonomous cars where the borderbetween a driver and a passenger is gradually diminished. In the future the driver will be more similar to a passenger since the
Author(s)
Anna Olander, Agnes Andersson
Year of publication
2019
Interactions between autonomous vehicles (AV) and pedestrians remain an ongoing area of research within the AutoUI community and beyond. Given the challenge of conducting studies to understand and prototype these interactions, we propose a combined full-day
Author(s)
Moore, D., Currano, R., Sirkin, D., Dey, D., Habibovic, A., Malmsten Lundgren, V., Holländer, K.
Published in
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications
Year of publication
2019

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