In Bad Weather, Advanced Vehicles May Not “See” the Road

BOISE – Advanced driver assistance systems, or ADAS, have the potential to significantly reduce the number of fatal and injury crashes on American roads.  But AAA warns that when rain and other inclement weather are in the forecast, these systems may not operate as intended. Car manufacturers often test safety features like automatic emergency braking …

AAA: Rain hampers Vehicle ADAS

PORTLAND, Ore., – New research from AAA finds that rain diminishes the performance of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). These include vehicle technologies such as automatic emergency braking and lane keeping assistance. During closed course testing, AAA simulated rainfall and found that test vehicles equipped with automatic emergency braking traveling at 35 mph collided with …