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Automated Driving Systems (ADS) Operational Behavior and Traffic Regulations Information – Concept of Use

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Table of Contents

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Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Traffic Regulations, Automated Vehicles, and Highway Automation
Automated Driving Systems and Operational Behaviors
Emerging Automated Vehicle Data Frameworks
Data for Automated Vehicle Integration
Work Zone Data Exchange and Initiative
Overview of Traffic Laws and Regulations
Existing Traffic Laws and Traffic Regulation Databases
Compilation Perspective
State Perspectives
Local Perspectives
Chapter 3. Needs for Traffic Regulation Data in Automated Driving System Development
The Need for an Automated Driving System Regulations Data Framework
User Perspectives and Needs
Traffic Code Practitioners
Traffic Control Developers
Infrastructure Owner-Operators
Vehicle and Fleet Operators
Enforcement Agencies
Automated Driving System Developers
Chapter 4. Traffic Regulation Data Exchange Concepts
Traffic Regulations Data and the Uniform Vehicle Code
Proposed Traffic Regulation Data Elements and Definitions
Proposed Traffic Regulation Interfaces
Simulations Methodology
Chapter 5. Use Cases
Framework Use Cases
Provide Regulations
Provide Traffic Control Types
Provide Deployed Traffic Controls
Provide Interpreted Regulations
ADS Development Use Cases
Comply with Speed Limits
Comply with Left-Turn Controls at Signalized Intersections
Comply with Right-Turn-on-Red Regulations at Signalized Intersections
Identify and Comply with Non-standard Pedestrian Crosswalk
Comply with Non-specific Headway Regulations on Highway
Comply with Regulations on School Bus Interactions
Chapter 6. Implications for Implementation
Design and Development
Vehicle Function Regulations
Regulations Data Access and Collection
Limitations in Matching Regulations and Traffic Control Devices with Automated Driving System Behavior
Coordination across Jurisdictions
System Operations and Maintenance
Revision Control
System Performance Measures
Security and Privacy Considerations for an Automated Driving System Traffic Regulation Ecosystem
Future Considerations

List of Figures

Figure 1. Diagram. Automated driving vehicle platform (Autoware).
Figure 2. Illustration. SAE International® definition of levels of automation
Figure 3. Illustration. Framework of Data for Automated Vehicle Integration.
Figure 4. Diagram. Traffic regulation and automated vehicle interactions.
Figure 5. Illustration. Automated driving systems regulations data concepts.
Figure 6. Illustration. Regulations data framework and interfaces.
Figure 7. Illustration. Relationship between CARLA core simulator and Python® application programming interfaces.
Figure 8. Screen Capture. Non-standard pedestrian crosswalk in Atlanta, Georgia.

List of Tables

Table 1. Classes of use case based on the Uniform Vehicle Code.