Distance Traversed by Opposing Vehicle

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Civil Engineering

sight distance 1Distance traversed by opposing vehicle, abbreviated as \(d_4\) is the distance traveled by a vehicle coming toward you.

 

distance traversed by opposing vehicle formula

\(\large{ d_4 =  \frac{ 2 \; d_2 }{ 3 }   }\)   
\(\large{ d_4 =  \frac{ 2 }{ 3 } \; d_2   }\)  

Where:

\(\large{ d_4 }\) = distance traversed by opposing vehicle

\(\large{ d_2 }\) = distance while passing vehicle occupies left lane

 

Tags: Equations for Transportation