Autonomous Cruise Control: A First Step Towards Automated Driving 981942

The development from passive safety systems to driver assistance systems is discussed in this paper. One example of a driver assistance system is the so-called autonomous cruise control system. In this paper, the Automatic Distance contRol system (ADR) will be described in detail. Both the benefits for the customer as well as the technical aspects of the system are discussed. Basically, a five beam laser sensor is used to detect objects. Electric throttle control and electric brake control is ensuring that the safety distance between vehicles is kept up to a specific level.


Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »


Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.