Effects of different factors on drivers’ guidance compliance behaviors under road condition information shown on VMS
- Published: Zhong, S., Zhou, L., Ma, S. and Jia, N., 2012
- Authors: Zhong, S., Zhou, L., Ma, S. and Jia, N.
- Date Added: 07 Apr 2016
- Last Update: 07 Apr 2016
To explore the factors which relate to driver compliance with Variable Message Signs (VMS).
Route choice behaviour (i.e. compliance with VMS) was assessed using a questionnaire with a sample of 328 participants.
A number of demographic and exposure variables were important determinants of route choice, mainly age, driving experience and annual mileage.
The degree of trust in VMS (defined as low, medium and high) was also an important determinant of guidance compliance with VMS.
VMS trust; driver route choice
Note that the compliance variable in this study related to route choice, therefore, the relationship to compliance in other domains (such as speeding) are not assessed.