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: Completed
  • Funding: $127753
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    University Transportation Centers Program
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Mountain-Plains Consortium

    North Dakota State University
    P.O. Box 6050, Department 2880
    Fargo, ND  United States  58108-6050
  • Project Managers:

    Kline, Robin

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Wyoming

    Dept. of Civil and Architectural Engineering
    1000 E. University Avenue
    Laramie, WY  United States  82071
  • Principal Investigators:

    Young, Rhonda

  • Start Date: 20130930
  • Expected Completion Date: 20190930
  • Actual Completion Date: 20190912
  • USDOT Program: University Transportation Centers Program
  • 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