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  • 1. Key operational aspects for the organisation of large scale field operational tests Summary of Deliverable D5.1 (Public) Maxime Flament, Head of Sector SafeMobility ERTICO – ITS Europe Brussels, June 2010 www.eurofot-ip.eu Content • FOT Operations • Step-wise preparation • Common VMC guidelines • Piloting status • Next steps • Conclusions 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu
  • 2. FOT Operations Organisation 4 Vehicle Management Centres (VMC) 11 Operation Sites (OS) 5 Operation Centers (OC) + eyeTracking Total 460 vehicles equipped with Data Acquisition Systems 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu FOT Operations Operation sites 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu
  • 3. Step-wise preparation 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu Common VMC guidelines 3 main aspects to be defined 1. Definition of responsible persons and responsibilities 2. Definition of Vehicle related procedures 3. Definition of Driver related procedures 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu
  • 4. VMC Responsible (or operation center) Driver Installation and Data Quality Sales and Dissemination Liaison maintenance resp. resp. Marketing resp. resp. Operation Operation Maintenance Maintenance Sales Sales Center Center Contract + HOT LINE + HOT LINE Data/Operational Consent form Training Quality Assurance Incentives Driver liaison Insurance during FOT Vehicles Drivers Questions / support Intervention logging Objective data Subjective data / Documentation Data pick-up Data pick-up method method Data storage method Data storage Data storage method method Data Server FOT Operations FOT Operations Data Server Data Data 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu Vehicle related procedures Vehicle selection Vehicle Rotation (types, fleet...) among drivers Data acquisition Vehicle systems preparation Data pickup Vehicle and handling status 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu
  • 5. Driver related procedures Consent Driver selection Form (type, etc...) Driver training/briefing Incentives Video recording Insurance inside and outside the vehicle Questionnaires and interviews Hotline Data Quality Insurance 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu Importance of piloting phase Objectives of the piloting phase: Ensures correct equipment adaptation on the vehicles, Verifies the technical operation of the installed DAS on the vehicles, Tests the integrity of the data collected Tests data collection and transmission in real driving conditions, Tests the data quality insurance processes in place Tests the relevance of the collected data to compute the performance indicators Tests the relevance of vehicle and driver related procedure and the distribution of the different responsibilities 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu
  • 6. Piloting and ramping up status VOLVO Trucks 30 trucks running VOLVO cars: (NL+UK) 100 cars running since May (ramping up final) VW: FOT Start 7 Jun 1 pilot car AUDI (depending on VW): no cars availble BMW: 1 car still piloting 15 cars are available FORD: 2 cars running 52 cust. contracts MAN: 6 fleets – 26 trucks running CEESAR - Renault: FOT start 26 May 5 fully equipped cars FIAT – Lancia: Daimler Mercedes-Benz: ramping up in 7 waves 141 cars running All 15 cars are running 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu Lessons learned Follow and exploit FESTA handobook especially its Implementation plan (Annex) Distribute early the responsibilities (marketing, maintenance, etc..) Enforce harmonisation of data loggers and data formats When selecting vehicles and drivers: Be carefull of creating biased experiments or at least document them to take them into account in data analysis Do not underestimate the piloting time Plan on vehicle and installation delays Expect dirver drop outs and plan to interact with them Be carefull of bad publicity – clear information is key 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu
  • 7. Conclusions More than 1000 vehicles are planned Vehicle and driver recruitment have gained some delays but are progressing 12 months operations have started for some VMC Some have finalised their ramp up All operational procedure are documented in the VMC description Each OEM has different internal organisation which were taken into account Piloting is seen as crucial phase before the launch of the FOT operations Some pilots are still running 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu Thank you for your attention! 08 June 2010 Maxime Flament, ERTICO - ITS Europe www.eurofot-ip.eu