How can automated driving make our roads safer?
Global Road Safety
Automated cars have the potential to save millions of lives. Discover how automated driving could reduce car crashes to virtually zero.
Road traffic puts lives at risk
Traffic accidents kill 1.25 million people a year worldwide, that equals 7 Boeing 747–8 airplanes crashing every day.
Human error is crucial
While man is currently still the absolute best driving machine out there, human error still accounts for 90% of all road accidents.
Driver distraction is increasing
An estimated 26% of car crashes in the USA involve drivers texting and talking on cell phones.
Technology already protects today
55% of US road accidents are caused by a vehicle leaving its lane. Lane keep assist systems can help prevent this.
Automated driving can save millions of lives
The adoption of automated cars could reduce accidents by 80% by the year 2040.
2025 AD – The Automated Driving Community
- Automated vehicles
- Automated driving
- Road safety
- Reduce accidents
- Lane Keeping Assistance
- Texting while driving
- Traffic accidents