INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING REVIEW
Online ISSN : 1884-8303
Print ISSN : 0913-4034
A Study on the Driving Characteristics of Vehicles on Bicycle-Conscious Roads
Mio SUZUKITetsuo YAI
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2008 Volume 25 Pages 479-486

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In this study, the driving simulator experiment examined driving characteristics of vehicles on bicycle-conscious roads in the urban district in Japan, and it was indicated that the development bike lane shared with bicycles and vehicles with the space reallocation prior to bicycles contributed to both the safety of the bicycles and effectiveness of the vehicles. And at the intersection, it was showed that bicycles on roads were easy to be discovered by vehicles turning left than bicycles on sidewalks. In addition, the driving behavior by the experiment clarified the problems that must be settled for the development of bicycle-conscious roads.

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