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DOT HS 812 172 Evaluation of Adaptive Cruise Control Interface Requirements On the National Advanced Driving Simulator August 2015
New advanced driver support systems are now being introduced into passenger vehicles. Key questions are how driving performance and behavior adapt over long-term use. Early adopters of new technologies provide a unique population from which early assessments of new technology safety impacts can be made. Of interest in this project were the safety implications of long-term use of adaptive cruise control (ACC). The goal of the study was to understand the relationship between experience with ACC and driving performance.
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The National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS)

The National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) is the most sophisticated research driving simulator in the world.

The NADS is located at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. The university is responsible for the daily operational research, maintenance, and long term upgrading of the NADS. Additional information can be obtained by contacting their web site at the following web address: http://www.nads-sc.uiowa.edu/

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NADS Research Uses

  • The National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS)
  • Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) program
NADS Subsystem Module

NADS Subsystem Module Description

The NADS contains several subsystems which provide the driver with a direct presentation of the driving environment.

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NADS Dynamic Animations

The NADS contains several subsystems which provide the driver with a direct presentation of the driving environment.


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