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Road Grade and Vehicle Parameter Estimation for Longitudinal

Control [7] or spacing control on an automated highway [8] require accurate models of a vehicles longitudinal dynamics to achieve desired levels of safety and closed-loop performance. While basic models of longitudinal dynamics are well established and straightforward, the exact parameters of the models are rarely known. This

EMT chapter 38 highway safety and vehicle extrication

An EMS response to a highway accident scene should: A. involve enough vehicles to completely block the highway in both directions. B. be limited to only the vehicles and manpower required to accomplish the mission. C. have at least twice the necessary vehicles and manpower required in order to respond to escalating situations. D.

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Equivalent Axle Loads for Pavement Design

parameters of the traffic stream: ADT and an equivalency coefficient. The equivalency coefficient is the average EAL per vehicle and reflects the proportions and weights of all vehicle types in the traffic stream. To estimate design EAL' s, it is recommended that vehicle weight and classification data be used directly. Only if such data are un­


The Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations Level Curriculum places emphasis upon the development of knowledge and skills to be used by rescue personnel to achieve a safe, efficient, and effective rescue operation.

Scene safety: Emergency vehicle placement tips

Roadway safety Working on the roadway, whether its a rural road or a multilane highway, presents a unique set of hazardous conditions that we must remain cognizant of and it usually requires

Evaluation of the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation

When comparing CPR quality parameters according to driving patterns, we noted a shallower compression depth, increased variability and decreased correct hand position rate in the speed bump, sudden stop and right-hand cornering sections. The clinical significance of these changes in CPR quality during ambulance transport remains to be determined.

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NFPA 1901 Chevron Striping Stripes Guidelines for Emergency

reflective requirements for the back of the vehicle At least 50 percent of the rear-facing vertical surfaces, visible from the rear of the apparatus, excluding any pump panel areas not covered by a door, shall be equipped with retroreflective striping in a chevron pattern sloping downward and away from the centerline of the vehicle at an angle of 45 degrees.

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Air Bags | NHTSA - NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety

Air bags are supplemental protection and are designed to work best in combination with seat belts. Both frontal and side-impact air bags are generally designed to deploy in moderate to severe crashes and may deploy in even a minor crash. Air bags reduce the chance that your upper body or head will strike the vehicle's interior during a crash.

Road Grade and Vehicle Parameter Estimation for Longitudinal

Two-antenna GPS setup on a car to measure vehicle pitch angle. Note two-antenna system measures road grade (θ) and vehicle pitch angle (λ) combined. Figure 3 shows estimates of road grade for a section of Highway 280 in California using both of these methods. Several things can be clearly seen in this plot.


Review Article ROAD SAFETY AND ACCIDENT PREVENTION IN INDIA: A REVIEW Pawan Deshpande Address for Correspondence imited, New Delhi, INDIA ABSTRACT Road accidents are a human tragedy. They involve high human suffering and monetary costs in terms of untimely deaths, injuries and loss of potential income.

Emergency Vehicle Size and Weight Regulation Guideline

Size An emergency vehicle may exceed otherwise applicable vehicle size limits up to the following maximum values: Width: 102 in. Exclusive of rear view mirrors, turn signal lamps, handholds for cab entry/egress, splash and spray suppressant devices, load induced tire bulge, a fixed step up to 3 inches deep.