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Objective Test and Performance Measurement of Automotive Crash Warning Systems



Sandor S. Szabo, Richard J. Norcross, Joseph A. Falco


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), under an interagency agreement with the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), is supporting development of objective test and measurement procedures for vehicle-based warning systems intended to warn an inattentive driver of imminent rear-end, road-departure and lane-change crash scenarios. The work includes development of track and on-road test procedures, and development of an independent measurement system, which together provide data for evaluating warning system performance. This paper will provide an overview of DOT s Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety System (IVBSS) program along with a review of the approach for objectively testing and measuring warning system performance.
SPIE Defense and Security Conference


benefit, crash prevention, objective test, performance measurement, warning system


Szabo, S. , Norcross, R. and Falco, J. (2007), Objective Test and Performance Measurement of Automotive Crash Warning Systems, SPIE Defense and Security Conference, [online], (Accessed May 19, 2024)


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Created April 10, 2007, Updated February 19, 2017