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Dangerous goods transportation routing and monitoring

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 027873

  • Start date

    1 January 2006

  • End date

    31 December 2008

Funded under:

FP6-IST

  • Overall budget:

    € 4 888 402

  • EU contribution

    € 2 800 000

Coordinated by:

Centre for Research and Technology Hellas

Greece

Objective

Several thousands of trucks carrying dangerous goods circulate within European roads on daily basis. They utilise urban roads, rural roads, highways, tunnels and long bridges and in some case they are not allowed in some of them. But the actual accident risk and impact when using secondary roads or other alternative ways is not calculated.

In addition, when due to unforeseen events (traffic jams, accidents, etc.) they need to change route, they do not have any particular guidance on the safest alternative nor are consequences of road choice to the business chain and societal risk calculated. GOOD ROUTE aims to develop a cooperative system for dangerous goods vehicles routing, monitoring, re-routing (in case of need), enforcement and driver support, based upon dynamic, real time date, in order to minimise the Societal Risks related to their movements, whereas still generating the most cost efficient solution for all actors involved in their logistic chain.

For this scope, a new classification scheme of the dangerous goods (according to ADR) with infrastructure based safety measures, context of transportation (i.e. level of loading) and vehicle characteristic, will be performed, dynamic data collection and fusion will be realised from I2V/V2V sources and a series of on-board sensors, risk calculation algorithms will be realised, leading to a new route guidance function, the "minimum risk route guidance". The system will be integrated with an automatic, local node based, enforcement functionality and tested in 3 Pilots throughout Europe (in Finland, Switzerland and Italy), with emphasis in densely populated areas, tunnels and bridges. In addition, rerouting info and estimated delays will be communicated to the vehicles logistic chain, thus optimally combining safety with transportation efficiency enhancement.

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Centre for Research and Technology Hellas

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Greece

Participants (12)

BAUDIREKTION URI

Switzerland

CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT - SOCIETA' CONSORTILE PER AZIONI

Italy

ELLINIKI LESCHI PERIIGISEON AFTOKINITOU

Greece

INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER SYSTEMS

Greece

IVECO S.P.A.

Italy

PTV PLANUNG TRANSPORT VERKEHR AG.

Germany

SOCIETA ITALIANA TRAFORO AUTOSTRADALE DEL FREJUS, SOCIETA' PER AZIONI

Italy

TELEFONICA INVESTIGACION Y DESARROLLO SA UNIPERSONAL

Spain

TIELIIKELAITOS

Finland

UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID

Spain

UNIVERSITAET BASEL

Switzerland

UNIVERSITAET STUTTGART

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 027873

  • Start date

    1 January 2006

  • End date

    31 December 2008

Funded under:

FP6-IST

  • Overall budget:

    € 4 888 402

  • EU contribution

    € 2 800 000

Coordinated by:

Centre for Research and Technology Hellas

Greece