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Which are the autonomous vehicles’ critical choices?

By | 2017-11-25T16:20:22+00:00 July 17th, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , |

Today the driver makes choices, tomorrow the choices will be made by the autonomous vehicles, by the autonomous traffic and by the people managing them. So there is need to "train" the vehicles, the traffic and the people managing them on how to handle a number of fundamental choices. Firstly, a number of real time

Which are the key policy orientations for safer city traffic?

By | 2017-11-25T16:20:22+00:00 November 15th, 2015|Categories: General|Tags: , , , |

The main difference between roads and the other transport modes, is that most road vehicle drivers are not professionals, not having received heavy training and not following the very high and strict behaviour standards of the professional drivers and pilots of all the other transport modes. Furthermore, the road environment, especially in urban areas, is

Which are the key safety choices in the modern city?

By | 2017-11-25T16:20:23+00:00 March 15th, 2015|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , |

The high complexity of the urban environment requires the joint consideration of several societal needs such as the environmental and energy performance, the transport and safety effectiveness, the functional urban structure and the overall quality of life, which inevitably involve difficult and often conflicting choices to be made. Furthermore, the continuous transformation of the urban