Simulation and Warning for Cyclists

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Client: Andy Fawkes, Bohemia Interactive Simulations <>

Too many cyclists are injured or killed by collisions with trucks and buses, particularly at junctions. We have data that could help. All Cambridge buses have real time GPS tracking, and cyclists increasingly wear GPS-connected devices like the Pebble smartwatch. We propose a single online simulation and warning system, accessed from screens and that exploits both historic and real data, to help drivers and cyclists avoid accidents. Using historical data the simulation can be used to give drivers and cyclists an appreciation of the dangers and provide general warnings of dangerous traffic conditions for the time of day. The real time data can be fed back to cyclists out on the streets by the warning system, with coded buzzes on their wrist helping them plan routes and avoid any danger ahead.