Driver Assistance and Local Traffic Management, DALTM

by Ulf Palmquist, AB Volvo, Gothenburg, Sweden,
Alf Peterson, AB Volvo, Gothenburg, Sweden,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Pacific Rim TransTech Conference: Volume I: Advanced Technologies


This paper focus on some important features in the Swedish and European Road, Transport and informatic (RTI) program - the intelligent communication between road infrastructure and the vehicles. The overall objectives are to increase safety, reduce the impact on the environment and enhance the level of service for traffic. The basic elements in the road infrastructure are advanced traffic control including facility for Public Transport and in the vehicle an intelligent cruise control (ICC). The communication linking them uses the new SRC 5.8 GHz transponder technique

Subject Headings: Intelligent transportation systems | Transportation networks | Transportation safety | Infrastructure | Vehicles | Public buildings | Public transportation | Highway and road management

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