This study was initiated in order to analyse the behaviour of road users during heavy summer traffic. In order to provide a statistical data base the authors have implemented a programme of interviewing drivers on the principal road network of the Rhone Valley: A7 Motorway-National Road A7, National Road 86. The study is presented in the form of a dossier whose different sections are entitled: (1) report on the survey; (2) survey by questionnaire; (3) road and motorway survey - attitude study; (4) enquiry into the usefulness of a sign showing bottleneck areas; (5) flow/rate of occupation curve; (6) comments on the origin of bottlenecks and solutions envisaged; (7) studies of the levels of service. Results of measurement; (8) speed restriction experiments; (9) analysis of the surveys. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Aix d'Etudes Techniques de l'Equipement, France

    Petites Routes des Milles
    Aix-en-provence,   France 
  • Publication Date: 1977-3


  • French

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 173 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00182744
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1978 12:00AM