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Review of Passenger Car Equivalence Studies inIndian Context

Published on May 2012 by Mahendrakumar Metkari, Anuj Kishor Budhkar, Akhilesh Kumar Maurya
International Conference on Emerging Frontiers in Technology for Rural Area (EFITRA-2012)
Foundation of Computer Science USA
EFITRA - Number 5
May 2012
Authors: Mahendrakumar Metkari, Anuj Kishor Budhkar, Akhilesh Kumar Maurya
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Mahendrakumar Metkari, Anuj Kishor Budhkar, Akhilesh Kumar Maurya . Review of Passenger Car Equivalence Studies inIndian Context. International Conference on Emerging Frontiers in Technology for Rural Area (EFITRA-2012). EFITRA, 5 (May 2012), 19-23.

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author = { Mahendrakumar Metkari, Anuj Kishor Budhkar, Akhilesh Kumar Maurya },
title = { Review of Passenger Car Equivalence Studies inIndian Context },
journal = { International Conference on Emerging Frontiers in Technology for Rural Area (EFITRA-2012) },
issue_date = { May 2012 },
volume = { EFITRA },
number = { 5 },
month = { May },
year = { 2012 },
issn = 0975-8887,
pages = { 19-23 },
numpages = 5,
url = { /proceedings/efitra/number5/6452-1037/ },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
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Abstract

Passenger Car Equivalent (PCE) or Passenger car unit (PCU) is the metric used to assess traffic-flow rate or volume on a heterogeneous traffic highway. Developed countries devised several methods for calculating PCUs. These PCU values (devised in developed countries)are not suitable for Indian heterogeneous traffic conditions, where traffic is more diverse in nature, and driver do not follow lane discipline. This paper reviews the existing basic methods and their applicability for Indian traffic streams. This paper also identifiesthe gapsin research areas which needs further research in Indian traffic condition.

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Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Passenger Car Equivalence Heterogeneous Traffic Indian Traffic