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Literature review on variable message signs (VMS) 2006-2009
Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, Traffic and road users, Human-vehicle-transport system interaction.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5769-7193
2011 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

VMS can be used in a number of ways, for instance for information about speed, travel time, roadworks ahead, congestion, accidents, lane shift, weather, route guidance and events. During 2006-2009 a large number of studies regarding VMS have been completed, of which 61 are referred to in this report. Suggested areas of future research include graphic messages on VMS, legibility of VMS and information units.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Linköping: Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut, 2011. , 37 p.
VTI notat, 15A-2011
Keyword [en]
Variable message sign, Design (overall design), Symbol, Legibility, Variable speed limit, Evaluation (assessment)
Keyword [sv]
Omställbara vägmärken, Design, Symboler, Läslighet, Variabla hastighetsgränser, Utvärdering
National Category
Other Engineering and Technologies not elsewhere specified
Research subject
20 Road: Traffic engineering, 22 Road: Traffic control and traffic information
URN: urn:nbn:se:vti:diva-540OAI: diva2:669230
Available from: 2013-12-03 Created: 2013-12-03 Last updated: 2014-10-03Bibliographically approved

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