VALIDATION OF THE MOBILITY MODEL OF SIMCO2 WITH DUTCH MOTORWAY MEASUREMENTS

In this paper, the mobility model of the integrated simulation tool "SIMCO2" (SImulation of Mobile COmmunication), for the performance evaluation and verification of short-range vehicle-beacon and intervehicle communication protocols and new Road Transport Telematics (RTT) application (Automatic Fee Collection, Route Guidance, Cooperative Driving, etc) is presented and validated with motorway measurements of various traffic scenarios and intensities on motorway A2 between Utrecht and Amsterdam performed by the Dutch Ministry of Transportation (Rijkswaterstaat). A comparison of the motorway measurements and the traffic scenarios simulated by SIMCO2 show a very good correspondence in important aspects like following distances between vehicles, average speed of vehicles, distribution of vehicle classes over the lanes, depending on traffic intensity. These results are discussed in this paper. (A) For the covering abstract see IRRD 866746.

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  • English

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 209-18

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  • Accession Number: 00671141
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: TRL
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Jan 24 1995 12:00AM