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Connected Vehicles
What are connected vehicles?
Vehicles that communicate:
With each other
With the infrastructure (signals, roadway, etc.)
W...
How do they work?
GPS
location and
direction
services
Wi-Fi
Radar
Cameras
Examples of ways vehicles stay
connected with others (traffic signals and
road use).
Why do we need them?
Increase safety
Increase efficiency
Lower environmental impacts of the automobile
Applications
Data collection for
future planning
Traffic management
Crash avoidance
Lowering of
emissions
Better operation...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R02SmHKy1ic
United States Department of Transportation
(USDOT)
Universities
Car Manufacturers
IT Companies
GPS
Communications
companie...
Potential Issues…
Distracted Drivers
Eyes
Mind
Hands
Information overload
Lack of privacy
Data security issues
Check it out…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8iRg5530-8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqF1qBNaUgQ
http://www.youtube.com...
ACTIVITY: FOLLOW THE SOUND
You will be working in teams of 2
One will be the instructor and the other will be the driver
(...
Ms. Herrington’s classroom
HOW TO COMMUNICATE TO YOUR DRIVER:
go forward → “moo” noise
stop → “oink” noise
go in reverse → “meow” noise
turn left → “...
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"Connected Vehicles" is a PowerPoint for primary and secondary students that provides an overview of what are connect vehicles, how they work, why they are needed, amongst other components associated with intelligent transportation systems. Additionally, this lesson can be paired with a "Follow the Sound" activity; instructions are found within the PowerPoint.

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Connected Vehicles

  1. 1. Connected Vehicles
  2. 2. What are connected vehicles? Vehicles that communicate: With each other With the infrastructure (signals, roadway, etc.) With the government Data collection Incident management Environmental impacts
  3. 3. How do they work? GPS location and direction services Wi-Fi Radar Cameras
  4. 4. Examples of ways vehicles stay connected with others (traffic signals and road use).
  5. 5. Why do we need them? Increase safety Increase efficiency Lower environmental impacts of the automobile
  6. 6. Applications Data collection for future planning Traffic management Crash avoidance Lowering of emissions Better operations during severe weather events Toll payment
  7. 7. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R02SmHKy1ic
  8. 8. United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Universities Car Manufacturers IT Companies GPS Communications companies Wi-Fi Who is working on this?
  9. 9. Potential Issues… Distracted Drivers Eyes Mind Hands Information overload Lack of privacy Data security issues
  10. 10. Check it out… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8iRg5530-8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqF1qBNaUgQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajImRDJIMRU&featu re=related
  11. 11. ACTIVITY: FOLLOW THE SOUND You will be working in teams of 2 One will be the instructor and the other will be the driver (the driver will be blindfolded) The instructor will guide her/his peer by a serious of different sounds that indicate movement through a maze created in the classroom The driver will need to listen to the instructor as to what movement she/he will need to take in order to get to the end of the maze
  12. 12. Ms. Herrington’s classroom
  13. 13. HOW TO COMMUNICATE TO YOUR DRIVER: go forward → “moo” noise stop → “oink” noise go in reverse → “meow” noise turn left → “honk” noise turn right → “bark” noise speed up → fast beeps slow down → slow beeps

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