Can the Robot See Me? Interactions between Automated Vehicles and Vulnerable Road Users
Hosted by: UNC’s Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety
Speaker: Tab Combs, Postdoctoral Research Associate, UNC Department of City and Regional Planning, UNC-CH
Despite the purported safety benefits of automated vehicles, there are still grave concerns for their deployment in locations with pedestrian and bicycle streams. Will automated vehicles improve safety for all road users? In this session, Dr. Tab Combs will discuss this topic and more, highlighting the needs for better sensing technology and improved roadway design.