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Self-organizing traffic management for emergency vehicles

Bieker-Walz, Laura (2017) Self-organizing traffic management for emergency vehicles. AMAA, 25.-26.9.2017, Berlin, Deutschland.

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Abstract

Emergency vehicles have the highest priority to reach its destination as fast as possible in case of an emergency situation. Therefore, they have special rights to use bus lanes and request priority at red traffic lights. But driving an emergency vehicle is a dangerous task. The risk being involved in accidents, being injured or killed is much higher with an emergency vehicle (which requests special rights) than with a private vehicle. Especially violating red traffic lights are often the reason for accidents. In the poster a self-organizing approach for a cooperative application will presented how the travel time of emergency can be improved. Cooperative traffic management strategies can support emergency vehicle drivers by switching the traffic lights on the way of the emergency vehicles depending on the estimated arrival time and the current traffic state on the route of the emergency vehicle.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/114847/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:Self-organizing traffic management for emergency vehicles
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Bieker-Walz, Lauralaura.bieker (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7404-4861
Date:25 September 2017
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:Simulation, Emergency vehicles, traffic management
Event Title:AMAA
Event Location:Berlin, Deutschland
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:25.-26.9.2017
Organizer:VDI
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Traffic Management (old)
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VM - Verkehrsmanagement
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - I.MoVe (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Transportation Systems > Evaluation of Transportation
Deposited By: Bieker-Walz, Laura
Deposited On:09 Nov 2017 16:12
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:12

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