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Safety Group Notes Need for Human Oversight with AVs

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Nov. 13, 2019—The Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium revealed its suggestions for best practices for anyone overseeing Level 4 and Level 5 AVs, reported CNET.

At that level of autonomy, cars don't require any assistance if they're working perfectly. But, if the vehicles malfunction, a human operator needs to take control.

The group's best practices include what companies should look for in a human test driver, their training and how to oversee a test driver's performance. The baseline the AVSC suggests for human test drivers is a minimum of three years of driving experience. There should be an assortment of environment training, interaction training and skill assessment, including classroom training, a test on self-driving car knowledge, and evaluation in a closed-course training session. 

 

 

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