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Video enforcement for HOV lanes field test results for the I-30 HOV lane in Dallas by Shawn Turner

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Published by Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University System, Available through the National Technical Information Service in College Station, Tex, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English



  • Texas,
  • Dallas.


  • High occupancy vehicle lanes -- Texas -- Dallas.,
  • Traffic violations -- Texas -- Dallas.,
  • Traffic surveys -- Texas -- Dallas.,
  • Photography in traffic engineering.

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Other titlesField test results for the I-30 HOV lane in Dallas
Statementby Shawn M. Turner.
SeriesResearch report ;, 2901-S, Research report (Texas Transportation Institute) ;, 2901-S.
ContributionsTexas. Dept. of Transportation. Office of Research and Technology Transfer., Texas Transportation Institute.
LC ClassificationsHE203 .T43 no. 2901-S, HE336.B8 .T43 no. 2901-S
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL107726M
LC Control Number99226014

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Billheimer, John W. Use of videotape in HOV lane surveillance and enforcement. [Washington, D.C.]: [U.S. Dept. of. Enforcement of the occupancy restrictions on high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes has always been done visually, by patrol officers external to the vehicles using the HOV lane. Manual enforcement is labor-intensive, costly, and sometimes has negative safety implications. Consequently, few HOV lanes have high levels of enforcement on an ongoing basis. VIDEO ENFORCEMENT FOR HOV LANES: FIELD TEST RESULTS FOR THE I HOV LANE IN DALLAS. This report documents a study conducted to assess and test promising technologies for High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane enforcement. After a qualitative assessment of video, automatic vehicle identification, and infrared machine vision technologies, the study Cited by: 3. The most promising technology will be evaluated in an operational test on the East R.L. Thornton (I), or ERLT, HOV lane in Dallas, Texas. The results of the operational test will be useful for improving enforcement procedures on future HOV lanes in Dallas and on existing HOV lanes in other urban areas.

lanes for all users, stepped enforcement to discourage cheating has been needed as more lanes are added. This study evaluated the capability of a novel image sensor device to automate detection of in-vehicle occupants to flag law enforcement of HOV/HOT lane violators. The sensor device synchronously captures three co-registered.   The rules ban multi-axle trucks from the far-left lane, and doesn't allow drivers to enter or leave the HOV lane over the double white lines. If police catch someone breaking the rules, they could.   But the camera thing? As McAndrew suspected, such an enforcement plan would be impractical. It would require recording an image of every vehicle on I inside the Beltway during the HOV . Separated flow HOV lanes 5 Contra-flow HOV lanes 5 Concurrent flow HOV lanes 5 Signing 6 Vehicles allowed 6 Managed HOV lanes 7 SAFETY 7 EVALUATION 9 ENFORCEMENT 12 MARKETING AND PUBLIC PERCEPTION 13 ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES 15 INTEGRATION 15 3. UK 16 A, LEEDS

The web pages currently in English on the DMV website are the official and accurate source for the program information and services the DMV provides. Any discrepancies or differences created in the translation are not binding and have no legal effect for compliance or enforcement purposes.   "I think that NJ had a problem with enforcement on their HOV lanes and this was another contributing to them being dropped there back in the s." The questionable efficacy of HOV lanes.   The company notes that automated HOV lane enforcement also provides safety benefits, in addition to improving traffic flow. “Currently, police officers have to park on the shoulder and visually. In May of , 16 miles of High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane opened on the re-constructed I the HOV lanes operate between North and South in the Salt Lake Valley, a single HOV lane in each direction. The HOV lanes are successful in their operation based on this reports assessment.