Speed Selection Behavior during Winter Road Conditions

The research proposed addresses the knowledge gap in defining the relationship between weather conditions, traffic speed, and driver behavior during adverse winter weather conditions in order to improve the effectiveness of weather responsive traffic management strategies. In particular, the research will be used to provide guidance on selecting target speed compliance and speed variation rates to define success for a weather responsive traffic management strategies.


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  • Status: Active
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    University Transportation Centers Program
    1200 New Jersey Avenue
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Federal Highway Administration

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

    Kline, Robin

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Wyoming, Laramie

    1000 E University Avenue, Department 3295
    Laramie, WY  United States  82071
  • Principal Investigators:

    Young, Rhonda

  • Start Date: 20130930
  • Expected Completion Date: 20180731
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: MPC-453

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01528062
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Mountain-Plains Consortium
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT13-G-UTC38
  • Files: UTC, RiP
  • Created Date: Jun 12 2014 1:00AM