In the drive toward safe vehicles, pedestrian crash prevention (PCP) systems have the potential to mitigate pedestrian crash severity or prevent crashes altogether. However, the reliability and effectiveness of these technologies have remained uncertain. This study explores the performance of PCP systems in field test situations to understand their effectiveness and how it varies among cars.
Presenter: Asad Khattak, Beaman Professor and Transportation Program Coordinator, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Moderator: Dan Gelinne, Senior Research Associate, UNC Highway Safety Research Center