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It will probably take at least several decades for completely self-driving vehicles to become commercially available, if they ever will. Yet, vehicles in which part of the driving task is automated, for example automated braking, accelerating and steering, are already available.

From 2009 to 2018, an annual average of 80 road deaths were attributable to crashes with trucks and 67 road deaths to crashes with delivery vans. Casualty numbers are higher among crash opponents than among occupants of trucks or delivery vans. The fatality rate among crash opponents is higher when they crash into a truck or delivery van than when they crash into a car.

In the past ten years (2006-2015) an average of 11 road deaths per year in the Netherlands was registered in crashes involving agricultural vehicles. Compared to the early 1990s, the average number of road deaths due to crashes involving an agricultural vehicle increased from 1% to 2% of the total number of road deaths in the Netherlands.

Published: (SWOV) | Jansen, R.J.; Bos, N.M.; Decae, R.J.
Published: (SWOV) | Schermers, G.; Goldenbeld, Ch.; Bijleveld, F.D.; Nabavi Niaki, M.; Weijermars, W.A.M.
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Published: (SWOV) | Schepers, J.P.; Petegem, J.W.H. van; Bijleveld, F.D.; Louwerse, W.J.R.