Advancements in driver assistance systems have gathered pace over the last 40 years. Most cars now come with automated features as standard, including anti-lock brake systems, cruise control, and collision avoidance. Now, the focus is on self-driving technology. Leeds is a leader in this field of research. Academics in ITS are researching safety, human factors and the effects this technology may have on our environment.
For a full article on this topic see the University website. A video on the use of the Leeds driving simulator in research on self-driving technology is available at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_psh2JyV_c