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|1. (WO2018163454) DRIVE MODE SWITCHING CONTROL DEVICE, METHOD AND PROGRAM|
|Title:||DRIVE MODE SWITCHING CONTROL DEVICE, METHOD AND PROGRAM|
This drive mode switching control device is provided with: a driver state determination unit which determines the state of a driver on the basis of a sensing result from a sensor that senses the state of the driver; a temporary steering operation guidance output unit which outputs guidance for a temporary steering wheel operation, when automatic drive is determined to end soon and the driver is determined to be in a state of being capable of returning to manual driving; a temporary steering operation result acquisition unit which acquires a temporary steering wheel operation result; and an instruction signal output unit which outputs an instruction signal to an automatic drive control device. The instruction signal output unit outputs an instruction signal for switching a drive mode from an automatic drive mode to a manual drive mode, when information indicating that a temporary steering wheel operation has been performed is acquired.