Adopting the "ITS" Holistic View to Progress Road Vehicle Safety

Systems thinking drives intelligent transport systems toward the goal of Vision Zero.  

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Figure 1 - Networked driving: vehicles communicating directly with each other and their surroundings to operate more safely - Image Source: WSP

Figure 2 - Responsibility for safety is shared in the Vision Zero  approach.
(adapted from the Swedish Transport Administration)


Steve Kuciemba
National ITS and C/AV Practice Lead
United States

Katie McLaughlin
Associate Consultant
United States