Motor vehicle having means for detecting a wrong-way driver
Kraftfahrzeug mit Geisterfahrererkennung
Véhicule automobile avec détection d'automobiliste circulant à contresens
Filed October 30, 2015
Filed November 11, 2014
The invention relates to a motor vehicle comprising: 1) a communication unit that is designed to receive respective status data from at least one other vehicle located in an environment of the motor vehicle, 2) said status data containing positional information of the other vehicle; and 3) an analysis device having a digital road map with driving direction information. The object of the invention is to provide means for detecting a wrong-way driver. The analysis device is designed to enter the position of the other vehicle on the road into the digital road map. It will check whether the other vehicle is travelling in the wrong direction. This is based on the driving direction information prescribed for the position on the road, and on the status data of the other vehicle. If the other vehicle is detected as a wrong-way driver, an alarm is generated.