A self-driving demonstration for safe transportation
(SB Drive Corp. , Advaned Smart Mobility Co., Ltd)

Overview

Careless driving and reckless driving that causes traffic accidents have backgrounds of social problems such as aging drivers or staff shortages in forwarding and transportation  industries.
In this demonstration we provide trial drive of autonomous technology which enables safety transportation anytime and anywhere for everyone using self-driving bus.

  • We provide Level3 self-driving cruise in order to make an opportunity to consider what is necessary to spread autonomous technology in the society of Asia Pacific region, and on what occasion it is expected to be applied, and what is to work on to implement the technology.
  • The demonstration is performed in limited section on the route of shuttle bus between international/domestic terminals of Fukuoka Airport.
  • The demonstration is conducted by SB Drive Corp. that aims to realize new mobility services and Advanced Smart Mobility Co., Ltd. that researches and develops autonomous technology.


Self-driving bus

The vehicle used in this operation is general micro bus with a riding capacity of 22 people. As a self-driving vehicle for this operation, the following devices are installed to this bus: automatic steering unit, automatic brakes control unit, and quasi-zenith satellite receiver, LIDAR, cruise control ECU.

Travel route of the demonstration

The demonstration is performed in limited section on the route of shuttle bus between international/domestic terminals of Fukuoka Airport.
You can enjoy safety and comfortable ride of self-driving car.
(It will take about 30 minutes, 6 passengers for each bus.)


Planned travel route of the demonstration

* For priority to safety, operation is changed to manual depending on circumstances.
* The demonstration may be aborted depending on circumstances.

Application for the trial

Application form is going to be available soon on the ITS Asia-Pacific Forum official Website. Registered members of the forum is prioritized.
If there are unoccupied seats on the day, we accept applications at demonstration desk. (Applicant's signature to the commitment form is required.)

Supported by

Fukuoka Prefecture

SB Drive Corp.

Advanced Smart Mobility Co., Ltd.

Nishi - Nippon Railroad Co., Ltd.

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