E.M. Choueiri

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Pages: 21-36

Abstract
The metaverse, an interconnected virtual realm encompassing virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and digital platforms, presents a novel avenue for enhancing road and traffic safety. This review paper explores the evolving interplay between the metaverse and transportation in general, and road/traffic safety in particular, outlining its potential, challenges, and future prospects.
Keywords: metaverse; transportation; road safety; traffic safety; virtual reality (VR); augmented reality (AR); digital platforms; autonomous vehicles; smart infrastructure; associated costs