AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE, AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE STOPPING METHOD, AND PROGRAM

By | October 19, 2018

Provided is an autonomous vehicle (1), comprising: a vehicle proper (10); a gesture detection unit for detecting a gesture of a person present in the vicinity of a roadway whereon the vehicle proper is traveling, said gesture being intended to stop the vehicle proper; an assessment unit for assessing whether a passenger is in the vehicle proper; and a control unit (20) for autonomously driving the vehicle proper. If the gesture detection unit detects a gesturing person when the assessment unit assesses that there are no passengers in the vehicle proper, the control unit causes the vehicle proper to stop in the vicinity of the person.

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