Journal of Advanced Transportation / 2020 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

An Approach for Handling Uncertainties Related to Behaviour and Vehicle Mixes in Traffic Simulation Experiments with Automated Vehicles

Table 4

Recommended driving behaviour parameters for lane change in Vissim.

Behavioural functionalityDriving logic

Advance mergingn.a.On/offOnOnOn
Cooperative lane changen.a.On/offOnOnOff
Safety distance reduction factorn.a.1 + EABD0.60.750.6
Min. headway (front/rear)n.a.
Max. deceleration for cooperative brakingn.a.−2.5−3−6−3

Depends on technical equipment and implemented connectivity and cooperation functions. EABD (enforce absolute breaking distance) must be on. If the AV cannot detect that the other vehicle wants to change lanes, the value should be off/zero. n.a. = not applicable.

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