Insurance Institute Spots Problems in Driver Assistance Systems
Even the best systems on the market sometimes require the driver to jump in to correct errors
Electronic safety systems in today’s vehicles don’t always measure up to claims made for them, says a report published Tuesday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), a non-profit supported by auto insurers.
“We zeroed in on situations our staff have identified as areas of concern during test drives with Level 2 systems, then used that feedback to develop road and track scenarios to compare vehicles,” IIHS senior engineer Jessica Jermakian said, according to the report.
Level 2 autonomy employs advanced