Frequently Asked Questions

Is a tutorial available?
The specification includes a short introduction into the basic principles of OpenDRIVE®. In the Downloads section you will also find a presentation given at DSC Europe 2006 which serves as an even more compact introduction.

How do I check conformity of my files with the OpenDRIVE® standard?
A schema file for the XML syntax is provided for free in the Downloads section.

How do I join the OpenDRIVE® community?
Simply by visiting this website and using the OpenDRIVE® format. If you want to become an official partner or supporter of OpenDRIVE®, please contact us via opendrive@opendrive.org

Is an official forum for information exchange available?
Yes, just go to http://tracking.vires.com and register for the bug and feature tracking system provided by VIRES Simulationstechnologie GmbH. After verification of your real existence you will be able to access the system, create and follow tickets etc.

How do I register for the newsletter?
You may register for the newsletter at newsletter@opendrive.org The distribution list of the newsletter will be held confidential.

Where can I find a sample of an OpenDRIVE® file?
A sample is available via the Downloads section of this website.

Bug and Feature Tracking System

VIRES Simulationstechnologie GmbH is hosting a bug and feature tracking systen for the OpenDRIVE® initiative. Just go to http://tracking.vires.com and register with your personal e-mail. After verification of your real existence you will be able to access the system, create and follow tickets etc.

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