Safe corridors, high speed control of long vehicle combinations

It is predicted that longer combinations than those agreed upon in EU directive 96/53 is necessary to reduce the environmental footprint of transported goods. The predicted combinations range typically between 25-35 m in length and containing at least two articulated joints. To assure traffic safety, the objective of this project is to address how driver assistance functionality for high speed control, ranging from 0 to 90 km/h could be realized.


Bengt J H Jacobson (contact)

Professor vid Chalmers University of Technology, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems


Volvo Trucks

Gothenburg, Sweden



Funding Chalmers participation during 2012–2015 with 2,411,600.00 SEK

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