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DRIVE DISTRACTED. DRIVE DISTRACTED. DRIVE DISTRACTED.
JENNIFER DRIVE DISTRACTED.
JENNIFER AUSTIN DRIVE DISTRACTED.
JENNIFER AUSTIN SPOKE DRIVE DISTRACTED.
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RESEARCHERS JENNIFER AUSTIN SPOKE WITH
RESEARCHERS AT JENNIFER AUSTIN SPOKE WITH
RESEARCHERS AT THE JENNIFER AUSTIN SPOKE WITH
RESEARCHERS AT THE U JENNIFER AUSTIN SPOKE WITH
RESEARCHERS AT THE U ABOUT JENNIFER AUSTIN SPOKE WITH
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>>THIS IS THAT MIGHT BE.
>>THIS IS A THAT MIGHT BE.
>>THIS IS A REAL THAT MIGHT BE.
>>THIS IS A REAL MINNESOTA>>THIS IS A REAL MINNESOTA>>THIS IS A REAL MINNESOTA
ROADWAY. ROADWAY. ROADWAY.
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>>Reporter: ROADWAY.
>>Reporter: IN ROADWAY.
>>Reporter: IN THE ROADWAY.
>>Reporter: IN THE U ROADWAY.
>>Reporter: IN THE U OF ROADWAY.
>>Reporter: IN THE U OF M’s>>Reporter: IN THE U OF M’s>>Reporter: IN THE U OF M’s
DEPARTMENT>>Reporter: IN THE U OF M’s
DEPARTMENT OF>>Reporter: IN THE U OF M’s
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL
ENGINEERING, DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL
ENGINEERING, THE DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL
ENGINEERING, THE SIMULATOR DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL
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SOMETHING ENGINEERING, THE SIMULATOR IS
SOMETHING RESEARCHERS SOMETHING RESEARCHERS SOMETHING RESEARCHERS
UNDERSTAND SOMETHING RESEARCHERS
UNDERSTAND WHAT SOMETHING RESEARCHERS
UNDERSTAND WHAT CAN SOMETHING RESEARCHERS
UNDERSTAND WHAT CAN HAPPEN SOMETHING RESEARCHERS
UNDERSTAND WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN UNDERSTAND WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN UNDERSTAND WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN
DRIVERS UNDERSTAND WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN
DRIVERS AND UNDERSTAND WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN
DRIVERS AND NEW UNDERSTAND WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN
DRIVERS AND NEW TECHNOLOGY UNDERSTAND WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN
DRIVERS AND NEW TECHNOLOGY MEET DRIVERS AND NEW TECHNOLOGY MEET DRIVERS AND NEW TECHNOLOGY MEET
THE DRIVERS AND NEW TECHNOLOGY MEET
THE ROAD. THE ROAD. THE ROAD.
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>>SO, THIS THE ROAD.
>>SO, THIS IS THE ROAD.
>>SO, THIS IS BASICALLY THE ROAD.
>>SO, THIS IS BASICALLY USING>>SO, THIS IS BASICALLY USING>>SO, THIS IS BASICALLY USING
WHAT>>SO, THIS IS BASICALLY USING
WHAT WE>>SO, THIS IS BASICALLY USING
WHAT WE WOULD>>SO, THIS IS BASICALLY USING
WHAT WE WOULD CALL>>SO, THIS IS BASICALLY USING
WHAT WE WOULD CALL A>>SO, THIS IS BASICALLY USING
WHAT WE WOULD CALL A LEVEL>>SO, THIS IS BASICALLY USING
WHAT WE WOULD CALL A LEVEL II WHAT WE WOULD CALL A LEVEL II WHAT WE WOULD CALL A LEVEL II
AUTOMATION WHAT WE WOULD CALL A LEVEL II
AUTOMATION SYSTEM. AUTOMATION SYSTEM. AUTOMATION SYSTEM.
>>AUTOMATION SYSTEM.
>>Reporter: AUTOMATION SYSTEM.
>>Reporter: THOSE AUTOMATION SYSTEM.
>>Reporter: THOSE SYSTEMS>>Reporter: THOSE SYSTEMS>>Reporter: THOSE SYSTEMS
INCLUDE>>Reporter: THOSE SYSTEMS
INCLUDE WHAT>>Reporter: THOSE SYSTEMS
INCLUDE WHAT IS>>Reporter: THOSE SYSTEMS
INCLUDE WHAT IS CALLED>>Reporter: THOSE SYSTEMS
INCLUDE WHAT IS CALLED LENGTHY INCLUDE WHAT IS CALLED LENGTHY INCLUDE WHAT IS CALLED LENGTHY
PROCESS, INCLUDE WHAT IS CALLED LENGTHY
PROCESS, AUTOMATIC INCLUDE WHAT IS CALLED LENGTHY
PROCESS, AUTOMATIC STEERING, INCLUDE WHAT IS CALLED LENGTHY
PROCESS, AUTOMATIC STEERING, TO PROCESS, AUTOMATIC STEERING, TO PROCESS, AUTOMATIC STEERING, TO
KEEP PROCESS, AUTOMATIC STEERING, TO
KEEP YOU PROCESS, AUTOMATIC STEERING, TO
KEEP YOU IN PROCESS, AUTOMATIC STEERING, TO
KEEP YOU IN YOUR PROCESS, AUTOMATIC STEERING, TO
KEEP YOU IN YOUR LANE, PROCESS, AUTOMATIC STEERING, TO
KEEP YOU IN YOUR LANE, AND KEEP YOU IN YOUR LANE, AND KEEP YOU IN YOUR LANE, AND
ADAPTIVE KEEP YOU IN YOUR LANE, AND
ADAPTIVE CRUISE KEEP YOU IN YOUR LANE, AND
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL KEEP YOU IN YOUR LANE, AND
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL WHICH ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL WHICH ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL WHICH
AUTOMATICALLY ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL WHICH
AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTS ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL WHICH
AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTS IF ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL WHICH
AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTS IF IT AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTS IF IT AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTS IF IT
DETECTS AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTS IF IT
DETECTS A AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTS IF IT
DETECTS A SLOWER AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTS IF IT
DETECTS A SLOWER MOVING AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTS IF IT
DETECTS A SLOWER MOVING CAR AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTS IF IT
DETECTS A SLOWER MOVING CAR IN DETECTS A SLOWER MOVING CAR IN DETECTS A SLOWER MOVING CAR IN
FRONT DETECTS A SLOWER MOVING CAR IN
FRONT OF DETECTS A SLOWER MOVING CAR IN
FRONT OF YOU. FRONT OF YOU. FRONT OF YOU.
THINGS FRONT OF YOU.
THINGS THAT FRONT OF YOU.
THINGS THAT YOU FRONT OF YOU.
THINGS THAT YOU WOULD FRONT OF YOU.
THINGS THAT YOU WOULD THINK THINGS THAT YOU WOULD THINK THINGS THAT YOU WOULD THINK
WOULD THINGS THAT YOU WOULD THINK
WOULD MAKE THINGS THAT YOU WOULD THINK
WOULD MAKE YOU THINGS THAT YOU WOULD THINK
WOULD MAKE YOU A THINGS THAT YOU WOULD THINK
WOULD MAKE YOU A SAFER THINGS THAT YOU WOULD THINK
WOULD MAKE YOU A SAFER DRIVER. WOULD MAKE YOU A SAFER DRIVER. WOULD MAKE YOU A SAFER DRIVER.
THINK WOULD MAKE YOU A SAFER DRIVER.
THINK AGAIN. THINK AGAIN. THINK AGAIN.
>>THINK AGAIN.
>>THE THINK AGAIN.
>>THE DRIVER’S THINK AGAIN.
>>THE DRIVER’S EXPECTATION THINK AGAIN.
>>THE DRIVER’S EXPECTATION OF>>THE DRIVER’S EXPECTATION OF>>THE DRIVER’S EXPECTATION OF
WHAT>>THE DRIVER’S EXPECTATION OF
WHAT THE>>THE DRIVER’S EXPECTATION OF
WHAT THE VEHICLE>>THE DRIVER’S EXPECTATION OF
WHAT THE VEHICLE CAN>>THE DRIVER’S EXPECTATION OF
WHAT THE VEHICLE CAN DO>>THE DRIVER’S EXPECTATION OF
WHAT THE VEHICLE CAN DO REALLY WHAT THE VEHICLE CAN DO REALLY WHAT THE VEHICLE CAN DO REALLY
DRIVES WHAT THE VEHICLE CAN DO REALLY
DRIVES THE WHAT THE VEHICLE CAN DO REALLY
DRIVES THE LEVEL WHAT THE VEHICLE CAN DO REALLY
DRIVES THE LEVEL OF WHAT THE VEHICLE CAN DO REALLY
DRIVES THE LEVEL OF TRUST WHAT THE VEHICLE CAN DO REALLY
DRIVES THE LEVEL OF TRUST AND DRIVES THE LEVEL OF TRUST AND DRIVES THE LEVEL OF TRUST AND
RELIANCE DRIVES THE LEVEL OF TRUST AND
RELIANCE THAT DRIVES THE LEVEL OF TRUST AND
RELIANCE THAT YOU DRIVES THE LEVEL OF TRUST AND
RELIANCE THAT YOU PUT DRIVES THE LEVEL OF TRUST AND
RELIANCE THAT YOU PUT ON DRIVES THE LEVEL OF TRUST AND
RELIANCE THAT YOU PUT ON THE RELIANCE THAT YOU PUT ON THE RELIANCE THAT YOU PUT ON THE
SYSTEM, RELIANCE THAT YOU PUT ON THE
SYSTEM, AND RELIANCE THAT YOU PUT ON THE
SYSTEM, AND WHAT RELIANCE THAT YOU PUT ON THE
SYSTEM, AND WHAT TYPES RELIANCE THAT YOU PUT ON THE
SYSTEM, AND WHAT TYPES OF SYSTEM, AND WHAT TYPES OF SYSTEM, AND WHAT TYPES OF
DECISIONS SYSTEM, AND WHAT TYPES OF
DECISIONS YOU SYSTEM, AND WHAT TYPES OF
DECISIONS YOU MAKE. DECISIONS YOU MAKE. DECISIONS YOU MAKE.
SO, DECISIONS YOU MAKE.
SO, IS DECISIONS YOU MAKE.
SO, IS NOW DECISIONS YOU MAKE.
SO, IS NOW A DECISIONS YOU MAKE.
SO, IS NOW A GOOD DECISIONS YOU MAKE.
SO, IS NOW A GOOD TIME DECISIONS YOU MAKE.
SO, IS NOW A GOOD TIME TO DECISIONS YOU MAKE.
SO, IS NOW A GOOD TIME TO SEND SO, IS NOW A GOOD TIME TO SEND SO, IS NOW A GOOD TIME TO SEND
A SO, IS NOW A GOOD TIME TO SEND
A TEXT SO, IS NOW A GOOD TIME TO SEND
A TEXT MESSAGE? A TEXT MESSAGE? A TEXT MESSAGE?
>>A TEXT MESSAGE?
>>NO.>>NO.>>NO.
>>>>NO.
>>BUT>>NO.
>>BUT A>>NO.
>>BUT A LOT>>NO.
>>BUT A LOT OF>>NO.
>>BUT A LOT OF DRIVERS>>NO.
>>BUT A LOT OF DRIVERS WOULD>>BUT A LOT OF DRIVERS WOULD>>BUT A LOT OF DRIVERS WOULD
FEEL>>BUT A LOT OF DRIVERS WOULD
FEEL LIKE>>BUT A LOT OF DRIVERS WOULD
FEEL LIKE IT>>BUT A LOT OF DRIVERS WOULD
FEEL LIKE IT IS. FEEL LIKE IT IS. FEEL LIKE IT IS.
>>FEEL LIKE IT IS.
>>A FEEL LIKE IT IS.
>>A LOT FEEL LIKE IT IS.
>>A LOT OF FEEL LIKE IT IS.
>>A LOT OF DRIVERS FEEL LIKE IT IS.
>>A LOT OF DRIVERS WHO FEEL LIKE IT IS.
>>A LOT OF DRIVERS WHO U>>A LOT OF DRIVERS WHO U>>A LOT OF DRIVERS WHO U
RESEARCHERS>>A LOT OF DRIVERS WHO U
RESEARCHERS HAVE>>A LOT OF DRIVERS WHO U
RESEARCHERS HAVE TRACKED>>A LOT OF DRIVERS WHO U
RESEARCHERS HAVE TRACKED HERE RESEARCHERS HAVE TRACKED HERE RESEARCHERS HAVE TRACKED HERE
AT RESEARCHERS HAVE TRACKED HERE
AT THEIR RESEARCHERS HAVE TRACKED HERE
AT THEIR LAB, RESEARCHERS HAVE TRACKED HERE
AT THEIR LAB, NICOLE RESEARCHERS HAVE TRACKED HERE
AT THEIR LAB, NICOLE IS RESEARCHERS HAVE TRACKED HERE
AT THEIR LAB, NICOLE IS A AT THEIR LAB, NICOLE IS A AT THEIR LAB, NICOLE IS A
DIRECTOR. DIRECTOR. DIRECTOR.
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>>WE CAN SEE IT DIRECTOR.
>>WE CAN SEE IT IS DIRECTOR.
>>WE CAN SEE IT IS HAVING DIRECTOR.
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HARD>>WE CAN SEE IT IS HAVING A
HARD TIME>>WE CAN SEE IT IS HAVING A
HARD TIME TRACKING>>WE CAN SEE IT IS HAVING A
HARD TIME TRACKING HER>>WE CAN SEE IT IS HAVING A
HARD TIME TRACKING HER EYES. HARD TIME TRACKING HER EYES. HARD TIME TRACKING HER EYES.
>>HARD TIME TRACKING HER EYES.
>>Reporter: HARD TIME TRACKING HER EYES.
>>Reporter: TRAVERS HARD TIME TRACKING HER EYES.
>>Reporter: TRAVERS CAMERAS HARD TIME TRACKING HER EYES.
>>Reporter: TRAVERS CAMERAS IN>>Reporter: TRAVERS CAMERAS IN>>Reporter: TRAVERS CAMERAS IN
THE>>Reporter: TRAVERS CAMERAS IN
THE SUM>>Reporter: TRAVERS CAMERAS IN
THE SUM LATER>>Reporter: TRAVERS CAMERAS IN
THE SUM LATER TRACK>>Reporter: TRAVERS CAMERAS IN
THE SUM LATER TRACK WITH>>Reporter: TRAVERS CAMERAS IN
THE SUM LATER TRACK WITH THE THE SUM LATER TRACK WITH THE THE SUM LATER TRACK WITH THE
DRIVER’S THE SUM LATER TRACK WITH THE
DRIVER’S EYES THE SUM LATER TRACK WITH THE
DRIVER’S EYES LEAVE THE SUM LATER TRACK WITH THE
DRIVER’S EYES LEAVE THE THE SUM LATER TRACK WITH THE
DRIVER’S EYES LEAVE THE ROAD. DRIVER’S EYES LEAVE THE ROAD. DRIVER’S EYES LEAVE THE ROAD.
>>DRIVER’S EYES LEAVE THE ROAD.
>>WHEN DRIVER’S EYES LEAVE THE ROAD.
>>WHEN WE DRIVER’S EYES LEAVE THE ROAD.
>>WHEN WE WERE DRIVER’S EYES LEAVE THE ROAD.
>>WHEN WE WERE CHATTING, DRIVER’S EYES LEAVE THE ROAD.
>>WHEN WE WERE CHATTING, THAT>>WHEN WE WERE CHATTING, THAT>>WHEN WE WERE CHATTING, THAT
IS>>WHEN WE WERE CHATTING, THAT
IS WHAT>>WHEN WE WERE CHATTING, THAT
IS WHAT WE>>WHEN WE WERE CHATTING, THAT
IS WHAT WE SEE>>WHEN WE WERE CHATTING, THAT
IS WHAT WE SEE A>>WHEN WE WERE CHATTING, THAT
IS WHAT WE SEE A LOT>>WHEN WE WERE CHATTING, THAT
IS WHAT WE SEE A LOT WITH>>WHEN WE WERE CHATTING, THAT
IS WHAT WE SEE A LOT WITH THESE IS WHAT WE SEE A LOT WITH THESE IS WHAT WE SEE A LOT WITH THESE
LEVEL IS WHAT WE SEE A LOT WITH THESE
LEVEL II IS WHAT WE SEE A LOT WITH THESE
LEVEL II AUTOMATION IS WHAT WE SEE A LOT WITH THESE
LEVEL II AUTOMATION SYSTEMS. LEVEL II AUTOMATION SYSTEMS. LEVEL II AUTOMATION SYSTEMS.
THAT LEVEL II AUTOMATION SYSTEMS.
THAT THEY LEVEL II AUTOMATION SYSTEMS.
THAT THEY REALLY LEVEL II AUTOMATION SYSTEMS.
THAT THEY REALLY ENCOURAGE THAT THEY REALLY ENCOURAGE THAT THEY REALLY ENCOURAGE
DRIVERS THAT THEY REALLY ENCOURAGE
DRIVERS TO THAT THEY REALLY ENCOURAGE
DRIVERS TO FEEL THAT THEY REALLY ENCOURAGE
DRIVERS TO FEEL VERY THAT THEY REALLY ENCOURAGE
DRIVERS TO FEEL VERY CONFIDENT, DRIVERS TO FEEL VERY CONFIDENT, DRIVERS TO FEEL VERY CONFIDENT,
THAT DRIVERS TO FEEL VERY CONFIDENT,
THAT THE DRIVERS TO FEEL VERY CONFIDENT,
THAT THE AUTOMATION DRIVERS TO FEEL VERY CONFIDENT,
THAT THE AUTOMATION IS DRIVERS TO FEEL VERY CONFIDENT,
THAT THE AUTOMATION IS DOING THAT THE AUTOMATION IS DOING THAT THE AUTOMATION IS DOING
THE THAT THE AUTOMATION IS DOING
THE WORK THAT THE AUTOMATION IS DOING
THE WORK FOR THAT THE AUTOMATION IS DOING
THE WORK FOR THEM. THE WORK FOR THEM. THE WORK FOR THEM.
>>THE WORK FOR THEM.
>>WE THE WORK FOR THEM.
>>WE MIGHT THE WORK FOR THEM.
>>WE MIGHT BE THE WORK FOR THEM.
>>WE MIGHT BE REACHING THE WORK FOR THEM.
>>WE MIGHT BE REACHING THE>>WE MIGHT BE REACHING THE>>WE MIGHT BE REACHING THE
HANDS-OFF>>WE MIGHT BE REACHING THE
HANDS-OFF POINT,>>WE MIGHT BE REACHING THE
HANDS-OFF POINT, WE>>WE MIGHT BE REACHING THE
HANDS-OFF POINT, WE ARE>>WE MIGHT BE REACHING THE
HANDS-OFF POINT, WE ARE NOT HANDS-OFF POINT, WE ARE NOT HANDS-OFF POINT, WE ARE NOT
NECESSARILY HANDS-OFF POINT, WE ARE NOT
NECESSARILY REACHING HANDS-OFF POINT, WE ARE NOT
NECESSARILY REACHING THE HANDS-OFF POINT, WE ARE NOT
NECESSARILY REACHING THE BRAIN NECESSARILY REACHING THE BRAIN NECESSARILY REACHING THE BRAIN
OFF NECESSARILY REACHING THE BRAIN
OFF POINT. OFF POINT. OFF POINT.
>>OFF POINT.
>>Reporter: OFF POINT.
>>Reporter: THE OFF POINT.
>>Reporter: THE ASSISTANT>>Reporter: THE ASSISTANT>>Reporter: THE ASSISTANT
PROFESSOR>>Reporter: THE ASSISTANT
PROFESSOR OF>>Reporter: THE ASSISTANT
PROFESSOR OF CIVIL>>Reporter: THE ASSISTANT
PROFESSOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING PROFESSOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING PROFESSOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
THERE PROFESSOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
THERE SAYS PROFESSOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
THERE SAYS THAT PROFESSOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
THERE SAYS THAT IS PROFESSOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
THERE SAYS THAT IS THE PROFESSOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
THERE SAYS THAT IS THE KEY THERE SAYS THAT IS THE KEY THERE SAYS THAT IS THE KEY
HERE. HERE. HERE.
>>HERE.
>>AT HERE.
>>AT THE HERE.
>>AT THE END HERE.
>>AT THE END OF HERE.
>>AT THE END OF THE HERE.
>>AT THE END OF THE DAY, HERE.
>>AT THE END OF THE DAY, THE>>AT THE END OF THE DAY, THE>>AT THE END OF THE DAY, THE
DRIVER>>AT THE END OF THE DAY, THE
DRIVER IS>>AT THE END OF THE DAY, THE
DRIVER IS STILL>>AT THE END OF THE DAY, THE
DRIVER IS STILL IN>>AT THE END OF THE DAY, THE
DRIVER IS STILL IN CONTROL>>AT THE END OF THE DAY, THE
DRIVER IS STILL IN CONTROL AND DRIVER IS STILL IN CONTROL AND DRIVER IS STILL IN CONTROL AND
STILL DRIVER IS STILL IN CONTROL AND
STILL HAS DRIVER IS STILL IN CONTROL AND
STILL HAS TO DRIVER IS STILL IN CONTROL AND
STILL HAS TO MAKE DRIVER IS STILL IN CONTROL AND
STILL HAS TO MAKE SURE DRIVER IS STILL IN CONTROL AND
STILL HAS TO MAKE SURE THEY DRIVER IS STILL IN CONTROL AND
STILL HAS TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE STILL HAS TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE STILL HAS TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE
DRIVING STILL HAS TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE
DRIVING SAFELY. DRIVING SAFELY. DRIVING SAFELY.
>>DRIVING SAFELY.
>>WE DRIVING SAFELY.
>>WE LIKE DRIVING SAFELY.
>>WE LIKE THAT DRIVING SAFELY.
>>WE LIKE THAT QUOTE, DRIVING SAFELY.
>>WE LIKE THAT QUOTE, NOT DRIVING SAFELY.
>>WE LIKE THAT QUOTE, NOT IN