Automated Driving

Congestion assistants or automatic parking assistants are indispensable for the modern driver. Assistance systems improve the level of protection and the security of the user. And they safe resources - including the human ones. In highly automated vehicles, the system can already take the lead today and execute functions such as triggering the turn signal or the lane change.
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Modern vehicles already offer various driver assistance systems, which make driving easier. The future mobility goes one step further: Assistance systems partially or highly automated driving and soon autonomous vehicles. The driver is partly or completely relieved of the driving tasks and pointed out dangers in road traffic.

To make this driving legally secure for the future, the regulations are currently being revised nationally and internationally. In the development of systems, the guidelines and standards must be adapted or completely redesigned. The topics of IT security and data protection represent a major challenge in connected and automated driving.

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VdTÜV Position: Safety and security for automated driving

Automated driver assistance systems are the key to future individual mobility - and for autonomous vehicles. But drivers need legal certainty when using these systems.