Expert Panel and Roundtable on Oct. 27

NTSB-NSC TechPanel Zero Crashes

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Event Agenda

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  Opening Remarks:
The Honorable Earl Weener, NTSB / Deborah Hersman, National Safety Council

9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.   SESSION 1
Defining ADAS – Features, Benefits and Availability

  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety – Features, benefits, and capabilities of AEB, FCW, LDW, Blind Spot Detection, Advanced Headlights
  • AAA National – AAA perspective on benefits of AEB, blind spot, LDW
  • Highway Loss Data Institute – Integration of ADAS into the passenger fleet

9:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Q & A

10:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Break

10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. SESSION 2
Human Factors and Driver Interaction with ADAS

  • University of Iowa – Driver perceptions of ADAS (“My Car Does What” survey)
  • University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute – Overview of behavioral adaption research related to new safety technologies
  • Volvo – Considerations for driver attention and vehicle technologies

11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Q & A

11:10 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Break

11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. SESSION 3
Education and Promotion of ADAS

  • State Farm – The driver’s role and importance of consumer education
  • Global Automakers – Role of auto industry in advancing ADAS
  • Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety – Role of advocates in educating consumers and key messages regarding technology benefits/uses
  • Property Casualty Insurer’s Association – Role of insurance companies in promotion and consumer education, incentives considerations

12:20 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Q & A

12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch Break

1:15 p.m – 1:50 p.m. SESSION 4
Consumer Tools and Resources

  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – Role of New Car Assessment Program (5-Star Safety Ratings) in educating consumers about ADAS
  • Consumer Reports – How trade publications are educating consumers on technologies
  • Kelley Blue Book – How online tools can educate auto buyers
  • US News & World Report – How mass media is rating/spreading the word to consumers

2:05 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Q & A

2:15 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. Break

2:25 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. SESSION 5
Driver Training

  • National Automobile Dealers Association – Role of dealers and dealer strategy in training their sales staff and the car buyers
  • AARP and The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence – How AARP is training seniors on ADAS features/benefits
  • American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association – How traffic safety educators are training drivers of all types, especially teens

3:10 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. Q & A

3:20 p.m – 3:30 p.m. Break

3:20 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. SESSION 6
Roundtable Discussion & Industry Commitments

4:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Closing Remarks


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Related Information

2016 Most Wanted List: Promote Availability of Collision Avoidance Technologies in Highway Vehicles

Special Investigation Report: Vehicle- and Infrastructure-based Technology for the Prevention of Rear-end Collisions

Special Investigation Report: The Use of Forward Collision Avoidance Systems to Prevent and Mitigate Rear-end Crashes

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