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List of Proposed Common Safety Terms

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Feb. 25, 2020—The SAE International task force on safety system standards and names created a list of terms that is making the rounds for approval, reported the The Detroit Free Press.

The goal is to use common terms everyone can understand for the basic feature, and allow manufactures to explain what makes their version special. 

Here is the list of proposed names:

Driving control assistance:

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Active driving assistance
  • Lane keeping assistance

Collision warnings:

  • Blind spot warning
  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Parking obstruction warning
  • Rear cross traffic warning

Collision intervention

  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Automatic emergency steering
  • Rear automatic braking

Parking assistance

  • Active parking assistance
  • Remote parking

Other driver assistance systems

  • Automatic high beams
  • Backup camera
  • Driver monitoring
  • Head-up display
  • Night vision.
  • Surround-view camera 

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