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Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) Communications for Safety
V2I Communications for Safety is the wireless exchange of critical safety and operational data between vehicles and highway infrastructure, intended primarily to avoid motor vehicle crashes and enable a wide range of other safety, mobility, and environmental benefits. Preliminary studies show that an additional 12 percent of potential crash scenarios could be addressed by V2I safety applications. The vision for the V2I research is to enable safety applications that are designed to avoid or mitigate vehicle crashes (inclusive of automobiles, trucks, motor coaches, and transit vehicles), particularly for those crash scenarios not addressed by V2V research.
Carl K. Andersen
FHWA Office of Research, Development, and Technology