Mercedes-Benz AG

Mercedesstraße 120
70372 Stuttgart

Phone: +49 7 11 17-0

Represented by the Board of Management:
Ola Källenius (Chairman), Jörg Burzer, Renata Jungo Brüngger, Sabine Kohleisen, Markus Schäfer, Britta Seeger, Hubertus Troska, Harald Wilhelm

Chairman of the Supervisory Board:
Bernd Pischetsrieder

Court of Registry: Stuttgart; commercial register no. 762873
VAT ID: DE 32 12 81 763

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Sustainability Report 2022

Intro Traffic safety (Photo)

Traffic safety

Materiality and goals

GRI 3-3


Target horizon

Further improve accident prevention systems


Make vehicles even safer for occupants during and after an accident


Make vehicles safer for other road users, for example pedestrians


Increase overall traffic safety through safety initiatives


Further automation of driving functions at SAE Levels 2-4


Continue integration of social and ethical aspects into automated driving Levels 2-4


Safety is a part of the brand core of Mercedes-Benz. Accident-free driving – this vision drives the Mercedes-Benz Group and is a fixed element of its sustainable business strategy. The Group’s driver assistance systems are intended to offer drivers and passengers a high level of safety. They can help to prevent and safely manage critical driving situations in order to protect both vehicle occupants and other road users.

Automated driving systems have the potential to fundamentally change the nature of mobility – and improve it. At the same time, however, it is also important to consider possible risks: It is crucial that product development also takes legal and ethical aspects into account from the outset, beyond certification and safety-related issues.