Usefulness and satisfaction of take-over requests for highly automated driving

Pavlo Bazilinskyy, A. Eriksson, Bastiaan Petermeijer, Joost de Winter

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This paper summarizes our results from survey research and driving simulator experiments on auditory, vibrotactile, and visual take-over requests in highly automated driving. Our review shows that vibrotactile takeover requests in the driver’s seat yielded relatively high ratings of self-reported usefulness and satisfaction. Auditory take-over requests in the form of beeping sound were regarded as useful but not satisfactory, and it was found that the beep rate corresponds to perceived urgency. Visual-only feedback (LEDs) was regarded by participants as neither useful nor satisfactory. Augmented visual feedback was found to support effective steering and braking actions, and may be a useful compliment to vibrotactile take-over requests. The present findings may be used in the design of take-over requests.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRoad Safety and Simulation International Conference (RSS 2017)
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventRSS2017: Road Safety and Simulation International Conference 2017 - Grand Hotel Amrâth Kurhaus, The Hague, Netherlands
Duration: 17 Oct 201719 Oct 2017


ConferenceRSS2017: Road Safety and Simulation International Conference 2017
Abbreviated titleRSS 2017
CityThe Hague
OtherThe Road Safety and Simulation conference series was established in Rome in 2007, and has since then provided a bi-annual platform for researchers and professionals from various disciplines to share their expertise and latest insights in the field of road safety and simulation. Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is delighted to host the 2017 Road Safety and Simulation (RSS) international conference. RSS2017 will be organised in collaboration with the Dutch Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV). The RSS2017 conference covers a wide area of topics. Furthermore we introduce a special theme focusing on advancing the safety of all road users with special attention for vulnerable road users. Especially, in the upcoming era of advanced technologies and vehicle automation new safety challenges have emerged. The road infrastructure design plays a critical role in accommodating these challenges.
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  • Highly Automated Driving
  • Human Machine Interfaces
  • Human Factors

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