CLR Analytics

Commercial Vehicle Tracking

The VSign Commercial Vehicle Tracking System provides an anonymous commercial vehicle tracking solution by leveraging the existing single loops combined with signature loop technology and AI-based data analytics. 

Highlights

Single Loop Classification

The system requires a single loop per lane for operation

The system is compatible with various WIM station systems provided by major vendors nationwide.

Comprehensive Data

The system provides comprehensive WIM data that is crucial for DOTs daily business needs.

WIM Station Monitoring and Calibration

WIM station provides precious and comprehensive data that are especially useful for DOTs daily business needs. WIM station includes complicated hardware and software to work with multiple sensors and its calibration is important to ensure the data quality. Traditionally, WIM stations are calibrated based on a certain schedule and their performance is not well monitored. We provide a WIM Health Monitoring solution to track key parameters of WIM station operation and analyze their data to detect any off-calibration issues automatically. Depending on the severity, the system can either provide temporary calibration for minor issues or inform the DOTs about the major ones.  Using the inductive loop signature data and WIM data, we track common trucks among WIM stations and their data are used for temporary calibration through a statistical analysis approach. 

Truck Route Performance

Presently, over 65% of goods are shipped using trucks and this number is predicted to be over 60% by 2040. The current FAST Act and the previous MAP21 Act aim to build a reliable freight network. We provide a solution to monitor the performance of the freight routes using our inductive loop signature technology and WIM data. 

Origin-Destination Data

Origin-Destination studies are key to future of transportation planning. An accurate estimate of OD can help a planner in understanding the route choice and determining the need for a certain facility. Our solution collects data based on the class of vehicle which helps in differentiating the route choice made by general vehicle traffic from the commercial vehicle traffic and understanding the associated trends.

Emission Estimation

The environmental protection agency, as well as federal and state agencies, have the need to obtain vehicle classification information and VMT by vehicle class and speed bin in order to accurately estimate Greenhouse Gas and criteria pollutants.

Pavement Life

The truck volumes and percentages measured at traffic detection stations help traffic agencies understand the load distribution in the network, determine which roadway segments are in need of pavement repair and optimize advance planning. Our solution can work with existing single loop detection stations to provide comprehensive data including commercial vehicle class distribution that can be used to have a better estimate pavement lifespan.

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