SAE International has introduced a new book series from Juan R. Pimentel that explores safety concepts and technologies related to automated vehicle safety.

Safety has been ranked as the number one concern for the acceptance and adoption of automated vehicles since safety has driven some of the most complex requirements in the development of self-driving vehicles. Recent fatal accidents involving self-driving vehicles have uncovered issues in the way some automated vehicle companies approach the design, testing, verification, and validation of their products.

The new SAE Automated Vehicle Safety series includes:

Each title contains an introductory content by the editor, with 10 SAE technical papers chosen to illuminate the specific safety topic of that book.

View SAE International’s complete offering of book titles here.

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