USDOT FHWA uses VR to test V2P communications


The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (USDOT FHWA) is using a virtual reality (VR) lab to conduct vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) research. VR allows numerous driver and pedestrian behaviors, and subsequent outcomes, to be simulated and tested without placing anyone at risk.

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