Research and analysis

Driverless vehicles: impacts on traffic flow

Research into the impacts of emerging vehicle technologies on traffic flow and road capacity.

Documents

Impacts of connected and autonomous vehicles on traffic flow: summary report

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Impacts of connected and autonomous vehicles on traffic flow: evidence review

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Impacts of connected and autonomous vehicles on traffic flow: technical report

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Detail

Research analysing the potential impacts of advanced driver assistance systems, automated and connected vehicle technologies on traffic flow and road capacity.

The research consists of:

  • a review of existing evidence and ongoing research
  • modelling analysis to quantify the potential impacts in a range of scenarios