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VTTI 2010 Annual Report
(Virginia Tech, 2010)
Throughout FY 2010, the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) has strategically navigated the tumultuous economic conditions and positioned itself for the new economy. VTTI has embarked on a new era of strategic ...
Guidelines for the Operation, Assembly, Repair, Testing and Inspection of Hazardous Material Cargo Tanks
(Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 2009-06-30)
This document consists of guidelines and recommendations related to operations, assembly, repair, testing and inspection of cargo tanks hauling hazardous materials. This document is the result of research findings from the ...
Impact of Intersection Control on Battery Electric Vehicle Energy Consumption
Battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales have significantly increased in recent years. They have different energy consumption patterns compared to the fuel consumption patterns of internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEVs). ...
Development of a Performance Specification for Camera/Video Imaging Systems on Heavy Vehicles
(United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2008-07)
This document provides revised final performance specifications for Camera/Video Imaging Systems (C/VISs) used in heavy vehicles. The specifications are based on a combination of analyses including driver needs and human ...
The use of Deflection Measurements in Pavement Management of the Primary Road Network of Wallonia, Belgium
The road authorities of the primary road network of motorways and main roads in Wallonia (Belgium) determined the priorities for road maintenance from surface characteristics such as roughness, skid resistance and rutting. ...
Towards developing a US-EU common distracted driving taxonomy : updating a naturalistic driving data coding approach
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 2011-12-07)
Naturalistic video data reduction is a process of identifying information from video and putting it into a format that can be analyzed. Developing a sufficiently detailed event coding scheme is critical to this process. ...
Latest Development in the Processing of Pavement Macrotexture Measurements of High Speed Laser Devices
Pavement macrotexture is an important property that affects tire-pavement interactions like friction, tire pavement noise, splash and spray, and rolling resistance. Macrotexture measurement is generally divided into two ...
Evaluation of the TSD in Germany
Fatigue analyses: from 16 months of naturalistic commercial motor vehicle driving data
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 2008-05-31)
Under the sponsorship of the National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence, an existing naturalistic data set from the Drowsy Driver Warning System Field Operational Test (DDWS FOT) was expanded and analyzed ...