From Monday 23rd of November motorists using Sydneys M4 will experience the route as a smart motorway, as part of a month long trial.
Research has found digital communication technologies that allow cars to intelligently interpret surroundings and warn of hazards could reduce vehicle crashes by 78 per cent.
In anticipation of autonomous vehicle technology, smart highways are being built to improve the driver experience and asset management. InEight’s Rob Bryant explains why this technology of tomorrow should be a staple in construction now.
The NSW Government is implementing a Smart Places Strategy and Smart Infrastructure Policy which will see sensors and technology built into its cities.
It’s critical for our connected and automated transport future that the roads and transport industry get the basics right now, writes Mike Shackleton, Australian Road Research Board Chief Research Officer.