Development of rear-end collision avoidance system

Hideo Araki, Kenichi Yamada, Yasuhisa Hiroshima, Toshio Ito

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The rear-end collision avoidance system (RCAS) has been developed as a system for the Advanced Safety Vehicle (ASV), a project of the Japan Ministry of Transport. It has three functions as follows: it issues distance headway warnings, performs automatic breaking in case of emergency, and issues warnings to vehicles approaching rapidly from behind. An outline of the RCAS is presented and its collision avoidance experiments results are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)314-316
Number of pages3
JournalJSAE review
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Automotive Engineering

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