How to Implement Autonomous Driving in a Safe Way

Over the past few years, autonomous vehicle technology has made a promising development in the automotive industry. As a result, the global autonomous vehicle market will be worth a projected US$325.9 billion by just 2030.

Although autonomous driving is an exciting technology, drivers must ensure safe implementation by following these guidelines.

1. Pay Attention to the Road, Even When the Car Is Driving Itself

When you’re in the driver’s seat of an autonomous vehicle, you must remain attentive. It only takes a few seconds to lose focus on what’s happening in front of you.

Keep your eyes on the road at all times, and make sure your hands remain firmly on the steering wheel so you’re ready to take over in a split second if required.

2. Stay Within the Speed Limit

Autonomous driving cars don’t always know every road’s speed limit, so you still need to ensure the car doesn’t exceed the speed limit.

You should also use your own judgment and slow down in bad weather, such as rain, fog, or snow. During these conditions, your vehicle’s reaction time may be slower than normal.

3. Understand What to Do in an Emergency

If an emergency does occur while in autonomous driving mode, don’t panic. Instead, focus on gaining control of your vehicle as quickly as possible. Whether it’s a matter of pressing a button or flipping a switch, make the transition smoothly and safely.

4. Ensure Your Vehicle’s Battery Is Fully Charged

Electricity is the primary energy source used by autonomous driving cars and allows them to follow GPS systems, predict traffic, and more. If you’re planning on relying on the autonomous driving feature within an electric vehicle, ensure its battery has a full charge before beginning your trip.

The Future of Driving Is Here

VinFast currently utilizes state-of-the-art AI technology to provide various autonomous features. Our vehicles include features like fully automated parking assist, summon mode, and remote parking. Other exciting advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) updates, such as highway pilot and traffic jam pilot, will be available soon. Drive by VinFast to learn more.

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