Road safety: what does the future hold in an automated world?

Five experts debate the challenges and opportunities of a future in which highly-automated cars take over control from drivers.

Today, a range of built-in mechanisms protect occupants in case of a crash, such as pre-tensioned seatbelts, airbags and energy-absorbing crumple zones (also known as deformation zones).

In other words, passive safety technology is all about mitigating the impact of an accident during and after the impact – so, as from the moment that first contact is made.

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