The growing trend toward electric personal mobility vehicles introduces new partic- ipants in the world of mobility, giving new challenges and new potential hazards to traditional road users. This fast growth has also given hard times
ntroduction: Safe driving requires drivers to look at relevant information in the traffic environment and react in time in case a critical event arises. Concerns exist that cognitively loading tasks might interfere with drivers’ abilities to
Introduction: Safe vehicle automation can be achieved through a detailed understanding of drivers’ ability to respond to a safety-relevant event after a period of automated driving. For instance, there is a need to understand in which
Advanced integrated safety technologies in modern cars such as collision avoidance intervention and pre-crash activated restraint systems involve comprehensive research on how vehicle occupants respond to these systems in pre-crash situations. Human Body Models (HBMs) are
Vehicle safety is a topic which is present in our daily lives. To reduce the number of casualties regulations and consumer ratings exist that enforce or encourage defined safety levels for vehicles on our roads. As
Schriften aus dem Institut für Technische und Numerische Mechanik der Universität Stuttgart
The transportation industry and passenger cars in particular are strong emitters of gases that contribute to the climate crisis. For this reason, the automotive industry investigates opportunities to reduce emissions, such as reducing the weight of
Vehicle automation can make driving safer; it can compensate for human impairments that are recognized as the leading cause of crashes. Vehicle automation has become a central topic in transportation and human factors research. This thesis
Female, obese, and elderly occupants are at increased risk of injury in vehicle accidents. Human Body Models (HBMs) are used to represent the human anatomy and to study injury mechanisms in mathematical crash test simulations. HBM
Automated vehicles (AVs) have become a popular area of research due to, among others, claims of increased traffic safety and user comfort. However, before a user can reap the benefits, they must first trust the AV.
In the road transport system, crashes due to lane departure account for a large proportion of the most severe crashes that passenger car occupants are exposed to. While Electronic Stability Control (ESC) effectively prevents lane departure
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