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Proceedings of the International Conference on Heavy Vehicles, HVTT10: 10th International Symposium on Heavy Vehicle Transportation Technologies

Proceedings of the International Conference on Heavy Vehicles, HVTT10: 10th International Symposium on Heavy Vehicle Transportation Technologies

Bernard Jacob (Editor), Paul Nordengen (Editor), Alan O'Connor (Editor), Mohamed Bouteldja (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-55746-4

Mar 2013, Wiley-ISTE

582 pages

Description

This reference collects the latest information from the International Conference on Heavy Vehicles, specifically as it relates to Heavy Vehicle Transport Technology.  Among the topics detailed are: interactions between heavy vehicles or trains and the infrastructure, environment and other system users; heavy vehicle and road management information-measurements, data quality, data management; freight mobility and safety; vehicle classification, size and weight evaluation, regulations, and enforcement; and traffic and road safety.

Foreword 1 – P. COURTIER 1

Avant-Propos 1 – P. COURTIER 3

Foreword 2 – J. ROUDIER 5

Avant-Propos 2 – J. ROUDIER 7

Preface (in English) – B. JACOB 9

Préface (en français) – B. JACOB 12

International Forum for Road Transport Technology 15

International Society for Weigh-in-Motion 17

Panel Discussion 19

Plenary Session 21

The EU’s rules on weights and dimensions and the realities of sustainable mobility – J. BERRY 23

A history of freight transport prior to the modern truck – M. LAY 35

Intelligent freight – J.-F. JANIN 49

Measures promoting intermodal transport as an alternative to pure road transport
H. SILBORN 57

Session 1. Performance Based Standards 71

An initiative to introduce a performance-based standards (pbs) approach for heavy vehicule design and operations in South Africa – P. NORDENGEN, H. PREM, and L. MAI 73

A discussion of the high-speed offtracking perfromance standard
J. BILLING and J. PATTEN 85

Development of an innovative steerable double extendable trailer under performance based standard (pbs) – M. JOHNSTON and L. BRUZSA 97

Session 2. European Modular Concept 109

Working group on longer and heavier goods vehicles: A multidisciplinary approach to the issue – W. DEBAUCHE 111

Experiences with longer and heavier vehicles in the Netherlands
L. AARTS and G. FEDDES 123

Driving dynamics and stability issues of the European road train concepts
G. BÓZSVÁRI, T. FÜLEP and L. PALKOVICS 137

Session 3. Vehicle Road Interaction 145

Pavement building costs allocation to HGV comparison betwwen the French case and the eurovignette directive recommendations – G. DURAND, P. COUSIN and H. GUIRAUD 147

A brief review of tyre-pavement interaction and an insight on new regulation on tyre rolling resistance in Europe – C. PENANT 159

Effect of axle configurations on fatigue and faulting of concrete pavements
K. CHATTI, A. MANIK, and N. BRAKE 171

The danger of ramps for heavy goods vehicles – V. CEREZO, M. GOTHIÉ and G. DUPRÉ 185

A new vehicle-pavement interaction test facility at BASt – K.-P. GLAESER 195

Steady state flow algorithm for modeling the impact of trucks on road
S. MAÏOLINO, H. MAÏTOURNAM and V. CEREZO 203

How can the binder properties influence the road surface durability?  An advanced method based on the bearing ration curve – M. ECH, S. YOTTE, D. BREYSSE and B. POUTEAU 211

Session 4. Safety 223

Rollover crash analysis of a road tanker with self-steer axles – H. PREM, L. MAI,
G. GORHAM, D. HUTCHINSON and J. LONG 225

Oversize/overweight commercial vehicle safety – D. TURNER, L.A. NICHOLSON and K. AGENT 243

Heavy vehicle driver involvment in road safety and multiple vehicle accidents in Bangladesh – T. ANJUMAN, C. KAWSAR AREFIN SIDDIQUI, S. HASANAT-E-RABBI and MD. MAZHARUL HOQUE 257

Crash compatibility between heavy goods vehicles and passenger cars: structural interaction analysis and in-depth accident analysis – A. KRUSPER and R. THOMSON 269

Improvement of safety barriers on German bridges - results of impact test with heavy lorries – J. KUEBLER 281

Rollover risk prevention of heavy vehicles by reliability-based analysis Y. SELLAMI, H. IMINE, B. JACOB, F. BERNARDIN and J. C. CADIOU 293

Analysis of heavy truck accidents with regard to yaw and roll instability – using LTCSS database – S. KHARRAZI and R. THOMSON 305

Relationship between road infrastructure characterisitcs and HGV accidents
M. GOTHIÉ, V. CEREZO and F. CONCHE 319

Session 5. Routing 333

Heavyroute – intelligent route guidance for heavy vehicles
A. IHS, D. OMASITS and G. LINDBERG 335

Australia’s intelligent access program – J. BARING and C. KONIDITSIOTIS 349

Methodology and effects of heavy goods vehicle transport management in urban areas – E. TANIGUCHI and Y. IMANISHI 359

A generic software architecture for a driver information system to organize and operate truck platoons – A. FRIEDRICHS, P. MEISEN and K. HENNING 375

A data-mining technique for the planning and organization of truck platoons
P. MEISEN, T. SEIDL and K. HENNING 389

HGV guidance, road data and applications – L. SJÖGREN and M. ÖGREN 403

Session 6. Vehicle Performance 411

A new steerable wheel system for road transport applications
H. PREM, L. MAI and G. DAVEY 413

Design concept for an alternative heavy vehicle slip control brake actuator
J. MILLER, F. KIENHOFER and D. CEBON 429

Compatibility of long and heavy cargo vehicles with the geometric design standards of Brazilian rural roads and highways – W. PEREIRA NETO and J. WIDMER 443

The effect of wind on heavy vehicles – J. BILLING 455

Tyre scuffing forces from multi-axle groups – J. DE PONT and N. TARAMOEROA 467

Implementation of active rear steering of a tractor – semi-trailer
B. JUJNOVICH, R. ROEBUCK, A. ODHAMS and D. CEBON 479

Improved brakes on heavy commercial vehicles – M. JOHANSSON 493

Session 7. Road Transport Policies and Operation 503

Vehicle infrastructure integration (VII) for heavy trucks: a new perspective of truck research – P. SWEATMAN 505

Heavy goods vehicle overtaking bans some information to assist decision-making – M. BERENI 517

Correctly loaded heavy commercial vehicles – M. JOHANSSON 531

Transportation of raw forest products in northern Ontario by trucks
J. HAJEK, D. HEIN and D. SWAN 541

Optimising log truck configurations – J. DE PONT 553

A proposal of an international vehicle designation structure for cargo combination vehicles – J. WIDMER 567

Index of authors 581