• September 19th, 2023

As vehicle automation takes on more and more of the driving tasks, the driver’s role will transform from an operator to a system supervisor. With higher levels of automation, the automated vehicle is able to monitor the environment, allowing the driver to engage in non-driving related tasks. However, if the automated vehicle reaches its system limit, the driver will be required to resume control of the vehicle in a limited amount of time. Unfortunately, when drivers are decoupled from vehicle control, they often have difficulty resuming manual control.

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