Seth Chalmers, PE, Presents ATSSA Webinar on Road Safety

Seth Chalmers, PE, gave a webinar on September 13, 2023 focusing on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and their role in vehicle safety! The webinar was hosted by Roads and Bridges and sponsored by the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA).

As the Director of Traffic Engineering at Dibble, Seth is an enthusiastic voice for safety and traffic. His over 40 years of transportation and traffic engineering experience include serving as the former Pima County Traffic Engineer, a consultant on many ADOT safety projects, and an expert witness on road defect cases. Seth brings a unique perspective and passion to the industry. He is also the author of the recently published SAE EDGE Research Report, “Reducing Human Error and Setting Realistic Expectations with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems.”

Seth’s presentation covered:
-The role of ADAS and Automated Driving Systems (ADS) in preventing crashes
-“D drivers” and the FHWA Safe System approach
-Evolving standards for ADAS and ADS, considering both human and robot drivers
-How we need to reshape our nation’s approach toward vehicle safety

Seth will be giving several additional presentations in the coming months on this topic for professional organizations.

Road safety is everyone’s concern. Whether you drive, cycle, walk, or commute, these emerging technologies shape a safer future for us all.

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Rebecca Argo