Roadway Automated Vehicle Operations (Equipment Packages*)This equipment package includes the field elements that control access to and egress from an automated highway and monitor and coordinate automated vehicle operations on the facility. It includes the equipment that monitors and controls the automated facility.
- The field element shall check the vehicle's condition to see if it is suitable for operating on automated lanes based on vehicle control parameters (speed, headway, etc.) used by vehicles in those lanes, and once confirmed, shall send control parameters to the vehicle.
- The field element shall provide to the vehicle automated lane changing data based on a lane changing strategy and detailed lane changing parameters (e.g. exactly where, and at what speed the lane change will take place), under center control.
- The field element shall manage the checking in and checking out of suitably equipped vehicles requesting use of automated lanes, and send a record of all requests to the responsible center.
|Roadway||automated roadway status||Traffic Management|
|Roadway||automated vehicle control data||Vehicle|
|Traffic Management||automated roadway control data||Roadway|
|Vehicle||automated vehicle status||Roadway|