A User’s Guide to Vehicle Automation Modes

The responsibilities and liability of a self-driving vehicle user   If you follow self-driving car technology it’s likely you’ve encountered the SAE Levels of automation. The SAE Levels range from 0 to 5, with higher numbers indicating more capable driving...

Delivering Live Safety Cases for an Ever-Changing World

Self-driving cars will need to operate in an ever-changing world without the benefit of flexible, adaptive human drivers continuously overseeing their operation. No design team can foresee and plan for every potential safety risk — much less the changes that will...

Building Trust for Self Driving Vehicles

The “drivers of tomorrow” will likely be a dramatic change from what we experience on our roads today. Replacing hundreds of thousands of human drivers, the driver of the future may be hundreds of millions of lines of software code. In the future, software “drivers”...

Positive Trust Balance for Self Driving Car Deployment

Self-driving cars promise improved road safety. But every publicized incident chips away at confidence in the industry’s ability to deliver on this promise, with zero-crash nirvana nowhere in sight. We need a way to balance long term promise vs. near term risk when...

Edge Case Research Expands in the European Market

In the future, autonomous mobility will transport us to work, carry our families and friends to see each other and deliver the goods we count on every day. Edge Case Research’s mission is to ensure that everyone stepping into a self-driving car gets a safe ride and...