Vehicle Autonomous Route Guidance Functional Area


Provides route guidance to a driver using a digital map stored on-board. Advanced features may include an interface to traveler information centers to input broadcast traffic conditions to enhance the route calculation.

Included In

Private Vehicles

Functional Requirements

1The vehicle shall provide the capability for a driver to obtain route guidance from a specified source to a destination.
2The vehicle shall calculate the requested route using data obtained from a navigable map database stored on-board.
3The vehicle shall provide guidance for the shortest route, within the preferences and constraints specified by the driver.
4The vehicle shall present information to the driver in audible or visual forms without impairing the driver's ability to control the vehicle in a safe manner.
5The vehicle shall support an interface with a map update provider, or other appropriate data sources, through which updates of digitized map data can be obtained and used for route guidance.
6The vehicle shall receive inputs of broadcast traffic conditions from a traveler information center to enhance route guidance calculations.