Hell on wheels

时间:2019-03-06 14:14:01166网络整理admin

By Kate Ravilious IF ONLY everyone drove considerately, there’d be fewer traffic jams and we’d all get to our destination more quickly, according to a new model of traffic flow. The ideal way to keep cars moving when roads get busy is for all the cars to move together at a similar speed. By including “thoughtful” drivers in their model, researchers have managed to recreate this elusive “synchronised flow”. Traffic can be in one of three states: free flowing, synchronised or jammed. Synchronised flow is often observed on busy motorways,