Analysis of Disengagements in Semi-Autonomous Vehicles: Drivers’ Takeover Performance and Operational Implications

Authors: Francesca M. Favaro, Ph.D., Sky Eurich, Syeda Rizvi, Shivangi Agarwal, Sumaid Mahmood and Nazanin Nader

Publisher: Mineta Transportation Institute

This report analyzes the reactions of human drivers placed in simulated Autonomous Technology disengagement scenarios. The study was executed in a human-in-the-loop setting, within a high-fidelity integrated car simulator capable of handling both manual and autonomous driving.

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