Category Archives: ITS

Avoid the Traffic on Waitangi Weekend

The NZTA have a couple of fantastic services for long weekends and public holidays called Holiday Hotspots. I use it every long weekend when I go away and barring people having accidents, I enjoy near normal driving speeds and even … Continue reading

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Tesla Alerts Driver of Impending Crash

This is the first time I have seen a domestic crash warning in action in a normal car, not a test track or artificial situation. These people were driving in the Netherlands when they heard an incongruous little beep. Hopefully they … Continue reading

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IBM disrupts the Tour de France with IoT – ReadWrite

Dimension Data is partnering with IBM to analyze 198 riders’ data in the 2015 Tour de France, looking over 21 gruelling days of cycling. Sourced through Scoop.it from: readwrite.com This is the next generation of a concept that started with … Continue reading

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Hands-free driving on Auckland’s motorway – Business – NZ Herald News

A driver on Auckland’s motorway sits with his arms clasped in his lap in a video that shows the reality of the self-driving car phenomenon. – New Zealand Herald Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nzherald.co.nz I had no idea this was … Continue reading

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The police could be controlling your self-driving car

It isn’t hard to imagine why police and other public-safety officials might want the power to override how autonomous vehicles are controlled. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.marketwatch.com This is a really interesting concept that I hadn’t considered. Of course for … Continue reading

Posted in driver behavior, Driverless car, Driverless Cars, driverless vehicles, drivers, driving, ITS, Police, Police tracking, safer driving, traffic, traffic congestion, Traffic Control, traffic demand, traffic design, Traffic Information, Traffic Management, Traffic Optimization, V2V | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

UK roads to become connected and autonomous vehicle test-track

Miles of roads in the UK are to be used for testing connected and autonomous vehicle technologies. The UK Connected Intelligent Transport Environment project will evaluate new tech in real-world driving conditions. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.gizmag.com Another great example … Continue reading

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Connected Semis Will Make Trucking Way More Efficient

Connected cars are nice, says Zonar CEO Brett Brinton. But when it comes to trucks, “we believe it’s a completely different story.” Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com I don’t know about you, but this sounds like what Fleet Management companies … Continue reading

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