Automated vehicles are being developed at a rapid pace and automated driving systems are becoming more and more advanced. Before long automated vehicles will be a common mode of transport on our roads. There will, however, be a transition period during which a mixture of manually driven, partially automated and fully automated vehicles will be participating in traffic.
The recently published SWOV report Safe interaction between cyclists, pedestrians and automated vehicles investigates what is known about the interactions between (partially) automated vehicles and vulnerable road users and does this from the perspective of pedestrians and cyclists.
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