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Towards Performance Based Standards in Sweden

Sogol Kharrazi ; John Aurell (Institutionen för tillämpad mekanik, Fordonsteknik och autonoma system) ; Maliheh Sadeghi Kati (Institutionen för signaler och system, Mekatronik) ; Bengt Jacobson (Institutionen för tillämpad mekanik, Fordonsteknik och autonoma system) ; Niklas Fröjd ; Thomas Asp
International Heavy Vehicle Transport Technology Symposium, October 27-31, San Luis, Argentina, 2014. (2014)
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

The large increase in the goods transport demands, the growing congestion problem and the environmental concerns over transportation emissions and fuel consumption, make High Capacity Transport (HCT) vehicles an attractive alternative to the conventional heavy vehicle combinations on the roads in Sweden; an alternative which would also result in significant economic benefits. In order to introduce HCT vehicles in Sweden, the existing regulations should be modified and a proper way of regulating HCT vehicles and their access to the road network should be developed to ensure that a certified HCT vehicle would not have negative effects on traffic safety, infrastructure and environment. One possible solution is application of performance based standards (PBS); this paper presents a project called “Performance Based Standards for High Capacity Transports in Sweden” which investigates applicability of PBS to Swedish conditions. The project started in November 2013 and is planned to be completed by the end of 2016.

Nyckelord: High capacity transports, Long truck combinations, Vehicle Dynamics

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Denna post skapades 2014-11-09. Senast ändrad 2015-09-09.
CPL Pubid: 205468


Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för tillämpad mekanik, Fordonsteknik och autonoma system (2010-2017)
Institutionen för signaler och system, Mekatronik (2005-2017)



Chalmers infrastruktur



Denna publikation är ett resultat av följande projekt:

Performance Based Standards for High Capacity Transports in Sweden (VINNOVA/VINNOVA/2013-03881)