THE BEHAVIOUR AT SPEED OF MOTORWAY DRIVERS

GESCHWINDIGKEITSVERHALTEN VON AUTOBAHNBENUTZERN

THE REPORT GIVES THE METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS OF A TEST IN THE COURSE OF WHICH THE BEHAVIOUR AT SPEED OF DRIVERS ON MOTORWAYS WAS INVESTIGATED. THE MOST IMPORTANT RESULTS WERE: (1) THE AVERAGE JOURNEY SPEED WAS 117 OR 120 KILOMETRES PER HOUR ON A STRETCH WITH RECOMMENDED-SPEED REGULATIONS AND 119 OR 118 KILOMETRES PER HOUR ON A STRETCH HAVING A MAXIMUM SPEED RESTRICTION. (2) THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SPEED AND CAR MANUFACTURER. (3) THE STATISTICAL REPRESENTATION OF DRIVER ATTITUDES TO RECOMMENDED - AND MAXIMUM SPEEDS. (4) THE APPROXIMATE AGREEMENTS BETWEEN MEASURED SPEED DATA AND THOSE QUOTED BY DRIVERS. (5) FEMALE DRIVERS OBSERVE MAXIMUM SPEED RESTRICTIONS BETTER THAN THEIR MALE COLLEAGUES.

  • Corporate Authors:

    ALLGEMEINER DEUTSCHER AUTOMOBIL-CLUB

    BAUMGARTNERSTR. 53
    MUENCHEN,   Germany  D-8000

    ALLGEMEINER DEUTSCHER AUTOMOBIL-CLUB, MUENCHEN (DEU). ABT. VERKEHRSTECHNIK

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  • Authors:
    • BURGER, W
    • LENZ, K H
    • Linde, R
    • SCHWARZMANN, F
  • Publication Date: 1977-9

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: 44P

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01300553
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 7:53AM