Journal article

Lane-Changing Decision Model for Heavy Vehicle Drivers

Sara Moridpour, Majid Sarvi, Geoff Rose, Ehsan Mazloumi

Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems | TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC | Published : 2012

Abstract

Lane-changing maneuvers of heavy vehicles have significant influence on surrounding traffic characteristics because of the physical effects that the heavy vehicles impose on surrounding vehicles. These effects are the result of heavy vehicles length, size, weight, and limitations in their maneuverability. Because of the importance of heavy vehicle lane-changing maneuvers, this article presents an exclusive fuzzy logic lane-changing decision model with 2 and 3 fuzzy sets for heavy vehicle drivers on freeways. To examine the accuracy of the heavy vehicle drivers lane-changing decision model, the authors compared the number of estimated lane-changing maneuvers of heavy vehicles with the observe..

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