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Journal of Advanced Transportation
Volume 2018, Article ID 1350679, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1350679
Research Article

Group Gap Acceptance: A New Method to Analyze Driver Behavior and Estimate the Critical Gap at Multilane Roundabouts

Department of Civil Engineering, Qatar University, P.O. Box 2713, Doha, Qatar

Correspondence should be addressed to Khaled Shaaban; aq.ude.uq@nabaahsk

Received 18 December 2017; Accepted 1 April 2018; Published 9 May 2018

Academic Editor: Irena I. Otković

Copyright © 2018 Khaled Shaaban and Hassan Hamad. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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