Mitchell Cunningham , University of Sydney and Michael Regan , UNSW
Few people pay close attention to the traffic situation unfolding around them when they’re travelling as a passenger in a car, even if they’re in the front seat. And that could make partially automated vehicles , which are operating on our roads right now, problematic.
Also known as Level 2 automated vehicles , partially automated vehicles are capable of controlling steering, acceleration and deceleration. The Tesla AutoPilot system is a good example. (Cadillac, Volvo, Audi and Nissan also offer partial automation ).
These kinds of automated vehicles, although designed ...