This paper undertakes the review of the history of the development of the Heavy Vehicle Electronic License Plate (HELP) concept developed by the Arizona Department of Transportation. The review encompasses a detailed technical explanation of the HELP concept and gives the various components' relationships to the total system. An explanation of vehicle transponder/data collection site/central processing is given along with a brief overview of system economics and current research direction.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • West Coast International Meeting and Exposition, Portland, Oregon, August 4-8, 1985.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Schmitt, L A
  • Publication Date: 1985

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  • Accession Number: 00452073
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 851456, HS-039 253
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1986 12:00AM