Colorado Touts Nation’s First Deployed Driverless Work Zone Impact-Protection TruckAbstract:
On August 18, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and a group of partners that helped develop the new “autonomous impact-protection vehicle” showcased the AIPV in action without a driver behind the wheel, during a live roadway striping operation by a crew in a lead truck at Fort Collins. The agency’s CEO explained what led to using driverless technology in a slow-moving work truck that is already designed to absorb a hit. The CDOT video of the AIPV in action is also included in this article.
Publisher: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
Publication Date: August 25, 2017
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Topics: Connected Vehicles; Truck-Mounted Attenuators; Work Zone Safety; Worker Safety