Robots Don't Drive...Yet

Defensive Driving During A Crucial Transition


These are some of the sources I read, reviewed, and referenced.


These are the more lengthy studies I read/reviewed. I will admit I probably did not read all of any one study, but I did read most of the Rand Corporation's Guide for Policymakers. The rest of the studies I skimmed and read various paragraphs/chapters.

"Autonomous Vehicle Technology: A Guide For Policymakers"-The Rand Corporation

"Motion Sickness in Self-Driving Vehicles"-Michael Sivak, Brandon Schoettle, University of Michigan

"Study On Lane Departure Warning and Lane Change Assistant Systems"-C Visvikis, T L Smith, M Pitcher and R Smith, Transport Research Laboratory

"Human Factors of Visual and Cognitive Performance in Driving"-Candida Castro, Google Books

"Autonomous Vehicles,Handing Over Control:Opportunities and Risks for Insurance"-Gillian Yeomans, Lloyd's Exposure Management

Articles on AV Technology

These links are just articles relating to AV technology.

"Get Ready To Say Goodbye to the Traffic Light"-Bradley Berman,

"Overview of Dedicated Short Range Communications Technology"-United States Department of Transportation

"Who's Responsible When a Driverless Car Crashes? Tesla's Got an Idea"-Mike Ramsey, Wall Street Journal

"Avoiding Crashes with Self-Driving Cars"-Consumer Reports

"Crash Avoidance Technologies"-Insurance Institute For Highway Safety

"Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Can Prevent Crashes"-Consumer Reports

"Forward Collision Warning"-TRW Automotive

"Re-Calibration Is Needed for Some Lane Departure Systems"-Technically Speaking

"Adaptive Headlights"-Brain on Board

"Backup Cameras, Automatic Braking, Parking Assist:Is Car Tech Really Worth the Money?"-Keith Griffin, US News & World Report

"What Is Adaptive Cruise Control and How Does It Work?"-Bill Howard, Extreme Tech

"Chrysler Expands Availability of Crash-Warning Tech"-Automotive Tech

"Video Shows Volvo XC60 Crashing Into Onlookers"-Ellie Zolfagharifard, Daily Mail

"Active Blind Spot Assist:The Electronic Shoulder Check"-Daimler

"Back-Up Cameras"-AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Google Autonomous Vehicle Sources

These links only pertain to Google AVs

"Cyclist Hand Signal Detection by an Autonomous Vehicle"-Henrik Kretzschmar, United States Patent and Trademark Office

"How a Driverless Car Sees the Road"-Chris Urmson, TED(video)

"Monthly Reports"-Google Self-Driving Car Project

"The View From the Front Seat of the Google Self-Driving Car, Chapter 2"-Chris Urmson

"Google's Self-Driving Cars Can't Handle Bicycle Track Stands"-Jon Fingas, Engadget

Defensive Driving Sources

Links to further brush up on defensive driving skills

"Key 1: Aim High in Steering"-The Garff Gazette

"Key 2: Get The Big Picture"-The Garff Gazette

"Key 3: Keep Your Eyes Moving"-The Garff Gazette

"Key 4: Leave Yourself An Out"-The Garff Gazette

"Key 5: Make Sure They See You"-The Garff Gazette

"Prevention"-Zero Fatalities

"The Multitasking Generation"-Claudia Wallis, Time Magazine

"Backover"-Parents Central(

"Car Tech and Siri Slammed For Driver Distraction"-Chris Davies, SlashGear

"Desigining Dashboards With Fewer Distractions"-Bill Vlasic, The New York Times

"Avoiding 'Lucky Fool Syndrome'"-Carl Richards, The New York Times

Driving Under an Influence

Links pertaining to altered state driving

"Drowsy Driving"-UCLA Health

"Road Rage"-Iowa Department of Transportation

"Drowsy Driving:Asleep at the Wheel"-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Driving Under the Influence, of Marijuana"-Maggie Koerth-Baker, The New York Times