The Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium™

Stepping forward for safer automated vehicle deployments.

Stepping up to earn the public's trust.

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About the AVSC

Part of SAE Industry Technologies Consortia, the AVSC lauched at a critical time in the development of automated driving systems. Learn more about our work and our impact.

WHO WE ARE

AVSC members include global OEMs, and specialized developers. Together, we bring decades of experience launching safe, effective mobility technologies. By working together, we'll  inform and accelerate industry-wide safety standards for automated driving systems.

WHAT WE DO

We convene to establish and publish safety principles into three themes: testing, interaction, and data. These technology-neutral principles are key considerations for deploying automated vehicles on public roads.

WHY NOW?

Automated vehicles are on our roads today. Their widespread adoption will bring innumerable benefits: safer roads, increased access, and a cleaner environment. At its core, our work endeavors boost public confidence in the technologies underpinning AVs, and demonstrate that that major industry players take safety seriously.

AVSC Best Practice for Evaluation of Behavioral Competencies for Automated Driving System Dedicated Vehicles (ADS-DVs)

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Recommends an elemental list of behavioral competencies, lexicon, and framework for ADS developers to evaluate the safety performance of an ADS-DV.  Linking behavioral competencies to a key set of scenarios for a given ODD provides relevant evidence for ADS safety performance and contributes to the manufacturer’s case for safety. 
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AVSC Information Report for Adapting a Safety Management System (SMS) for Automated Driving System (ADS) SAE Level 4 and 5 Testing and Evaluation 

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Shares information on how a Safety Management System (SMS) framework can support ADS test operations. This information report highlights how an integrated organizational safety approach may help risk-based decision-making during SAE Level 4 and 5 ADS testing and evaluation.
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AVSC Best Practice for Metrics and Methods for Assessing Safety Performance of Automated Driving Systems (ADS)

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Recommends a set of metrics that may be used to assess ADS safety performance of the dynamic driving task (DDT). The metrics and methods described are principally designed to provide evidence of safety performance for deployment of fleet-operated/managed SAE level 4 and 5 ADS-dedicated vehicles (ride-hailing or product delivery).
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AVSC Best Practice for First Responder Interactions with Fleet-Managed Automated Driving System-Dedicated Vehicles (ADS-DVs)

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Recommends a common approach for ADS developers to describe the interactions, protocols, and vital information, to facilitate first responder interactions with SAE level 4/5 fleet operated vehicles.
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AVSC Best Practice for Data Collection for Automated Driving System Dedicated Vehicles to Support Event Analysis

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Recommendations for uniform collection, storage, and retrievability of onboard motor vehicle ADS event data to support analysis and learning from critical driving scenarios.
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NAVIGATING TOWARD SAFER DEPLOYMENTS

The AVSC’s efforts focus on the safer deployment of AVs. It’s intended to be broadly applicable to all developers, manufacturers, and integrators of autonomous technologies for use in product deployment.

Safety Principles

The AVSC’s work consists of a set of safety principles for SAE Level 4 and 5 automated driving systems focusing on 1) testing prior to and when operating AVs on public roads, 2) data collection and sharing required to reconstruct certain events and 3) interactions between AVs and first responders.
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