Operational Review of Specialty Vehicle

The objectives of this study were to: (1) Perform a preliminary needs assessment for Specialty Vehicles; (2) Perform a baseline comparison of the ALERT system with conventional police vehicles; (3) Develop a set of potential enhancement to the ALERT system with the goal of making the performance of the driver-vehicle unit safer and more efficient; and (4) To develop interface recommendations and lessons learned for law enforcement in-vehicle information systems. The draft final design recommendations and lessons learned for the ALERT System and for law enforcement in-vehicle information systems have been completed.


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    • Status: Completed
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Highway Administration

      1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Project Managers:

      Moyer, Joseph

    • Performing Organizations:

      Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg

      Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
      3500 Transportation Research Plaza
      Blacksburg, VA  United States  24061
    • Start Date: 19981001
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20020228
    • Source Data: RiP Project 10940

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01458598
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
    • Contract Numbers: DTFH61-98-C-00079, IVI-88
    • Files: RiP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 12:46PM