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Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 1

A wheel base of 6.5m negotiates a 35m curve find the off tracking?

Detailed Solution for Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 1

Off tracking = l2/2R
= 6.5*6.5/70
= 0.6m.

Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 2

The difference in between the set of front axle and rear axle while negotiating a horizontal curve is called ______

Detailed Solution for Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 2

Whenever a four wheeled vehicle such as bus or truck negotiates the horizontal curve then there is a centrifugal force induced and a difference is formed between front and rear axle which is called as off tracking.

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Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 3

The brake efficiency in the braking test is assumed as ______

Detailed Solution for Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 3

In the braking test the wheels are assumed to be fully locked and the efficiency is assumed as 100%.

Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 4

In a braking test, a vehicle was moving with a speed of 45kmph and was stopped by applying brakes, the skid marks were 10.0m in length. Determine the skid resistance.

Detailed Solution for Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 4

speed = 45/3.6
= 12.5m/sec
Braking distance = u2/2gf
10 = 12.5*12.5/ (2*9.81*f)
F = 0.78m.

Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 5

How many types of factors affect traffic characteristics?

Detailed Solution for Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 5

The factors affecting traffic characteristics are physical, mental, environmental and psychological.

Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 6

Gross weight, axle and wheel loads of vehicle govern the ______

Detailed Solution for Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 6

The weight of the vehicle and wheel loads usually recommended by IRC is used for the design of pavements and cross drainage structures.

Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 7

An intelligent driver who consumed alcohol will have a chance of _____ 

Detailed Solution for Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 7

A person who is extremely intelligent if he consumes alcohol, then there is a chance of losing his control over mind temporarily and will have an increase in reaction time.

Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 8

The hearing, visibility and reaction time are covered in which type of factors?

Detailed Solution for Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 8

The visibility, hearing and reaction time are related to the physical conditions of the road, they are covered under physical type.

Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 9

The most likely cause of accidents is ______

Detailed Solution for Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 9

The most likely cause in this case is impatience in driving as it may lead to anxiety and fear; this mostly affects the user psychologically.

Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 10

The pollutant mostly released by automobiles is ___________

Detailed Solution for Test: Traffic Characteristics - Question 10

The pollutant mostly released by automobiles is CO, when it is mixed with haemoglobin it forms carboxyhaemoglobin which is very dangerous for health.

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