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Research

Miss Rosie (On-Road Experimental Platform)

Miss Rosie“Miss Rosie” is a Volkswagen Beetle instrumented with equipment to evaluate driver’s physical capacity for vehicle operation. Vehicle cameras monitor changes in spinal mobility and operator positioning. While force sensors monitor the strength required for vehicle maneuvering. Experiments have been conducted to assess limitations in driver physical capacity due to natural aging, disease, medications or other conditions.