CE 2710
Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Homework 1
due Wed September 04
Question 1

The Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE) identifies 6 levels of driving automation - from 0 for no self-driving capability to 5 for a fully autonomous vehicle.  Do an internet search to answer the following questions:

  1. What is the difference in practice terms between levels of automation 3, 4 and 5?

  2. What companies (if any) are currently producing level 3 vehicles?  Level 4? 

  3. What is the prognosis for when we might see the first level 5 vehicles on the road?