Definition of Forensic Methodologies for Autonomous Vehicles

doi: 10.32567/hm.2023.1.9


Digitisation is present more and more widely in the vehicle industry, the use of modern and increasingly self-driving vehicles is appearing more and more widely. Their use becomes more appropriate and necessary in industry, transport, military and logistics applications. The spread of these highly automated vehicles will have a direct impact on road accidents, violations and crimes. In the event of accidents, the determination of responsibility and the identification of the perpetrators of crimes will continue to be necessary in the future, for which tools and procedures are currently not available or not fully applicable. By connecting vehicles and infrastructure elements, the range of data related to events has been greatly enhanced. This information must be extracted and analysed during the investigations. The purpose of the investigations is to determine what, when, where and how it happened, who were involved, and to determine responsibility.

The basis of the expert investigation of self-driving vehicles and cooperative transport systems is the classical forensic procedure and digital forensics. On the other hand, the field requires specific knowledge, preparation, specific tools and approach. In this study, the existing, already used digital forensics examination methods are described,
the applicability of some of them, some steps or tools that require further examination in the case of modern and increasingly autonomous vehicles.


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