Potential safety impacts of in-vehicle information services

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    The main aim of this study was to assess the potential impacts of real-time personal road traffic in-vehicle information systems on injury accidents in Finland. An expert survey was used to measure the safety impacts. The results showed that a weather and road condition warning service and a well-implemented route and service guidance system would improve traffic safety and reduce the number of injury accidents in Finland. Incident warning systems do not have a notable safety impact due to the small number of incidents on Finnish roads, but their primary purpose is to improve traffic flow.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationScientific activities in transport telematics 2008
    EditorsJuha Luoma
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible


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