Talking Traffic Webinar – July 11, 2017
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Talking Traffic Webinar – July 11, 2017

FHWA Research on the US Vehicle Inventory. Office of Highway Policy Information – Travel Monitoring and Surveys Section. Daniel Jenkins – daniel.Jenkins@dot.gov. GOALS:. Find Different Vehicles Associated with Each of the 13 Vehicle Classes.

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Talking Traffic Webinar – July 11, 2017




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Talking Traffic Webinar – July 11, 2017

FHWA Research on the US Vehicle Inventory

Office of Highway Policy Information – Travel Monitoring and Surveys Section

Daniel Jenkins – daniel.Jenkins@dot.gov

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GOALS:

Find Different Vehicles Associated with Each of the 13 Vehicle Classes

Obtain as Many Pictures as Possible

Develop a Method to Obtain as Many Dimensions as Possible

Learn Where These Vehicles Travel in the United States

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Catalog Different Vehicles Associated with the 13 Vehicle Classes

VIUS database

Road Trips

Google Street View

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Obtain as Many Pictures as Possible:

Internet (When We Could Prove Vehicle Was Inside USA)

Manufacturer Web Sites

Google Street View

Road Trips

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Develop a Method to Obtain as Many Dimensions as Possible:

Steel Tape Measurements

Extrapolation:

- Tire Size / Rim Size

- Known Dimensions

- Skew Formula

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Learn Where These Vehicles Travel in the United States:

Google Street View

Road Trips

LCV Highways

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LCV Highways

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Examples:

2+3 = 2 Axle Power Unit (No 5th Wheel) Pulling 3 Axle Towed Unit via Standard Hitch

2-S3 = 2 Axle Power Unit (5th Wheel) Pulling 3 Axle Towed Unit via 5th Wheel Connector

4-S3-2 = 4-S3-2 = 4 Axle Power Unit: Pulling 3 Axle Towed Unit via 5th Wheel Connector: Pulling 2 Axle Towed Unit via 1 Axle Standard Hitch Dolly

3-S1-2-2 = 3 Axle Power Unit: Pulling 1 Axle Towed Unit via 5th Wheel Connector: Pulling 2 Axle Towed Unit via 1 Axle Standard Hitch Dolly: Pulling 2 Axle Towed Unit via 1 Axle Standard Hitch Dolly.