Successfully and smoothly navigating a speed bump requires a vehicle to slow down to an appropriate speed, pass over the bump, and speed up afterward. Such slow-down and speed-up increases the wear and tear of the vehicle suspension and chassis, reduces fuel efficiency, and results in higher traffic latency. This disclosure describes an electronic speed bump devised for calming traffic in presence of vehicles capable of driving autonomously. Communication between the electronic speed bump and the vehicle in autonomous driving mode includes an offer by the vehicle to respect the desired driving parameters in the section of the road covered by the electronic speed bump. If the autonomously driving vehicle is compliant with the required driving parameters, the electronic speed bump is withdrawn.

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