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Slide 1. Cooperative Intersection Collision Avoidance Initiative

Slide 2. The Challenge

  • Every year at intersections:
    • 9100 FATALITIES
    • 1,500,000 INJURIES
    • 3,000,000 CRASHES
  • Cost to society: $124 Billion/year

Sources: FARS and GES data, 2002

Slide 3. Opportunity

  • Substantial research has been accomplished in the area of intersection collision problems
  • Recent technology advances allow for innovative systems to be more effective in reducing the number and severity of crashes
  • Active safety systems are being more embraced by OEMs and the driving public

Slide 4. Goals

  • To substantially reduce cross-path crashes at intersections thru the application of ITS technologies
    • Addressing violations of red lights and stop signs
    • Assisting the driver in maneuvering through an intersection
  • To develop systems that provide safety benefits without shifting the crash problem elsewhere

Slide 5. Milestone/End Product

  • To develop and demonstrate cooperative intersection collision avoidance systems
  • To assess the value and acceptance of cooperative collision avoidance systems
  • To develop and provide tools to support industry deployments

Slide 6. Cooperative Intersection Collision Avoidance Systems Roadmap

Cooperative Intersection Collision Avoidance Systems Roadmap

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Slide 7. Program Plan/Approach

  • The Initiative consists of three phases
    • Phase 1: Preparatory Analysis
    • Phase 2: System Design
    • Phase 3: Prototype Development
    • Phase 4: Field Operational Test
    • Phase 5: Stakeholder Engagement
  • Duration of Initiative
    • FY04 – FY08

Slide 8. Phase 1: Preparatory Analysis

  • Goal
    • Establish a Strong Foundation for Program Development and Execution
  • Actions
    • Establish stakeholder ownership
    • Formulate Program Definition
      • Concept of operations and functional requirements
      • Preliminary down-selection of most promising solutions for each problem area
    • Define Execution Strategy
      • Procurement strategy
      • Program work plan
      • Outreach plan

Slide 9. Phase 2: System Design

  • Goal
    • Create Viable System Designs for Prototyping
  • Actions
    • Develop system architecture and technology independent performance specifications
    • Develop needed technologies and objective tests for prototype assessment
    • Design and build data acquisition systems
    • Identify most promising designs for prototyping
    • Engage potential FOT partners

Slide 10. Phase 3: Prototype Development

  • Goal
    • Develop and Evaluate Prototype Systems
  • Actions
    • Integrate subsystems and build prototypes
    • Conduct objective test in a controlled environment
    • Validate performance of systems
    • Evaluate alternatives for FOT
    • Collaboration with VII

Slide 11. Phase 4: Field Operational Tests

  • Goal
    • Demonstrate and Quantify Effectiveness of Cooperative Systems
  • Actions
    • Identify FOT partners and locations, establish FOT design and build FOT ready systems
    • Craft evaluation strategy and plan, and conduct tests in real world environment
    • Develop analysis methods, and build database and tools
    • Install systems
    • Analyze data: cost/benefit, user acceptance, performance

Slide 12. Phase 5: Stakeholder Engagement

  • Goal
    • Create Industry Support for Deployment
  • Actions
    • Form ICA working group
    • Establish broader industry stakeholder group
    • Develop and execute outreach plan
    • Develop tools to support deployment

Slide 13. Summary

  • Focusing on intersection collision avoidance opportunities
  • Exploring both infrastructure based systems and infrastructure-vehicle based systems
  • Providing empirical data on the value of systems and stakeholder acceptance
  • Developing tools to support system deployments
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