Crash and injury prevention estimates for intersection driver assistance systems in left turn across path/opposite direction crashes in the United States.

Conclusions: This study presents the simulated effectiveness of a hypothetical intersection active safety system on real crashes that occurred in the United States. This work shows that there is a strong potential to reduce crashes and injuries in the United States. PMID: 31381453 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Traffic Injury Prevention - Category: Accident Prevention Authors: Tags: Traffic Inj Prev Source Type: research

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