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ACEM position paper - Detection of motorcycles by advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)
11 Dec 2017

ACEM position paper - Detection of motorcycles by advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are systems developed to automate, adapt or enhance vehicle systems for safety and better driving. However, despite their many benefits, ADAS are not without risks.

A possible consequence of broad ADAS implementation may be an increase in car-motorcycle accidents, even as car accidents decrease. This may occur, for example, if drivers start depending more and more upon Level 1 and 2 ADAS and become less attentive to other vehicles around them.

Therefore, it is essential that ADAS correctly identify all road users, including motorcycles.

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ACEM position paper - Detection of motorcycles by advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)

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