Comfortable Speed and Car-Following Distance on Urban Flat and Straight Road

Based on the kinesiology principle of the relationship between distance, speed, time and accelerated velocity or drag acceleration, the analysis of possible safety problems of car-following driving and human physiological uncomfortable for urgent starting or braking, this paper builds the model of comfortable car speed and car-following distance on urban flat & straight road and simulates car speed of different driving patterns.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 829-836
  • Monograph Title: CICTP 2012: Multimodal Transportation Systems—Convenient, Safe, Cost-Effective, Efficient

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01500604
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780784412442
  • Files: TRIS, ASCE
  • Created Date: Nov 12 2013 2:35PM