|Authors:||Petr Pokorny, Torkel Bjørnskau, Ole Aasvik|
|ISBN (digital version):||978-82-480-1973-2|
Automated shuttles are being tested frequently worldwide. Most such pilots take place in more or less controlled environments or in areas with simple traffic conditions. This report provides results from a unique evaluation of the performance of the shuttles in a more complex urban environment. The operation of the shuttles in the residential area Hebekk in Ski has been investigated using external video observations under real traffic conditions. Among the most concerning findings were low willingness of car drivers to give way to the shuttles at right-hand priority intersections, many inade-quate reactions of the shuttles at intersections and the inability to manage the interactions with pedestrians walking along road sides. Such know-ledge can be utilized in other pilots with automated vehicles.