Electronic stability program (ESP)

  • Thomas Ehret
Part of the Bosch Professional Automotive Information book series (BPAI)


Human error is the cause for a large portion of road accidents. Due to external circumstances, such as an obstacle suddenly appearing on the road or driving at inappropriately high speeds, the vehicle can reach its critical limits and it becomes uncontrollable. The lateral acceleration forces acting on the vehicle reach values that overtax the driver. Electronic systems can make a major contribution towards increasing driving safety.


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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Ehret
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  1. 1.KarlsruheGermany

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