Highway Capacity Benefits from Using Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication and Sensors for Collision Avoidance

An oft cited benefit of driverless cars is that they will reduce congestion. This study by Tientrakool, Ho and Maxemchuk from Columbia University is one of the first that studies why and how that might be the case. They look at the question from the perspective of highway capacity. They don’t explore the impacts of … More Highway Capacity Benefits from Using Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication and Sensors for Collision Avoidance