Proposal of a system using a driving simulator to demonstrate human–machine interaction during an emergency

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T. Kato
D. Misaki


In recent years, fatal accidents owing to errors in the control of the gas pedal (accelerator) and brake pedals by the elderly have become more frequent. It is therefore theorized that the arrangement of the brake and gas pedal may be inappropriate. Automatic driving is necessary to prevent stepping on the wrong pedal. Although research comparing the emergency response was conducted in a prior study, a completely automatic driving system has yet to be realized, and an appropriate foot pedal position has not been determined. In this paper, an experimental system using a driving simulator to demonstrate human–machine interaction during an emergency is proposed. The system was used in a basic experiment, and suggestions for improving the emergency braking system are presented. The experimental results showed that the redesign of brakes is an essential factor in improving automobile safety.


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Kato, T., & Misaki, D. (2021). Proposal of a system using a driving simulator to demonstrate human–machine interaction during an emergency. Journal of Research and Applications in Mechanical Engineering, 9(1), JRAME–21. Retrieved from
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D. Misaki, Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kogakuin University Shinjuku Campus, 1-24-2 Nishisinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 1638677, Japan




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