Rubén M.Cenzano

Chartered Civil Engineer specialised in Transportation

Ingeniero de Caminos especialista en Transporte

driverless cars could make traffic dramatically worse

Posted On Saturday, 31 January 2015


Driverless cars could make traffic dramatically worse when they interact with standard vehicles, according to a new research. Full benefits of a driverless-car world might take quite some time to materialize.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0968090X15000042

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the Dutch government approved to large-scale testing of autonomous cars


The Dutch government approved to large-scale testing of autonomous cars on roads in the Netherlands. Taking into account that the Netherlands ranks as the second worst country for traffic congestion of all European and North American countries [bit.ly/1yRaCit], technology could reduce congestion and smooth traffic flow:

English translation: http://bit.ly/1LuC4ws
Dutch (original): http://www.rijksoverheid.nl/regering/nieuws/2015/01/23/nederland-wordt-testland-voor-zelfrijdende-voertuigen.html

EU's TEN-T Programme to co-finance €50m

Posted On Sunday, 25 January 2015

The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €50 million the deployment and use of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) on European highways to improve their safety, security and efficiency: http://inea.ec.europa.eu/en/news__events/newsroom/eu-to-support-european-its-and-cross-border-traveller-information-services.htm

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EU identifies priorities for trans-European network


EU identifies priorities for trans-European transport network until 2030:
http://ec.europa.eu/transport/themes/infrastructure/news/2015-01-15-corridors_en.htm

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Volvo presents a new safety technology

Posted On Sunday, 11 January 2015

Volvo presents a new technology which consists of a connected car and helmet prototype that will establish 2-way communication offering proximity alerts to Volvo drivers and cyclists and thereby avoid accidents: https://www.media.volvocars.com/us/en-us/media/pressreleases/155565/volvo-cars-and-poc-to-demonstrate-life-saving-wearable-cycling-tech-concept-at-international-ces-201

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