Automatic lateral collision avoidance for a passenger car

Geraint Bevan, Henrik Gollee, John O'Reilly

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Abstract

Longitudinal collision avoidance controllers are of limited benefit for preventing head-on collisions between road vehicles travelling at high speed or for preventing rear end collisions when there is insufficient separation between the vehicles. In these circumstances, aggressive lateral vehicle manoeuvres are more appropriate. This paper develops a controller architecture to perform an emergency lateral collision avoidance manoeuvre. Simulation results indicate significant improvements in collision avoidance at vehicle speeds up to 100 [km/hr] using integrated automatic steering and braking.
Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2006

Keywords

  • emergency collision avoidance
  • integrated automatic steering
  • brakes

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