Lane Departure and Lane Keeping


Supporting the driver for keeping the lane is the aim of lane departure warning and lane keeping systems. Unintended lane departures account for a high percentage of road accidents in general and especially of severe accidents. Therefore, these systems have been researched intensively and introduced in the market for several vehicles from heavy trucks to compact sedans. The systems described in this chapter aim at increasing the safety of driving or increasing the comfort on long journeys or a combination of both. The characteristics of the different variants are described as well as key technologies of state-of-the-art implementations.


Road Segment Adaptive Cruise Control Advanced Driver Assistance System Lane Marker Lane Departure 


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  1. 1.VDE Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information TechnologiesVDE HeadquartersFrankfurt am MainGermany

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