Vanderbilt University (Tennessee, US) has collaborated with Ford to conduct a study – the largest of its kind – to demonstrate how the widespread use of adaptive cruise control helps to minimize phantom traffic jams and ease congestion on roads. This video shows the method and results of the study. Now available: in the new June/July issue of Traffic Technology International, the UK’s Highways England is using VMS to conquer phantom traffic jams.
New research demonstrates how adaptive cruise control can reduce traffic congestion0
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