The Problem of the Amber Signal Light in Traffic Flow

@article{Gazis1960ThePO,
  title={The Problem of the Amber Signal Light in Traffic Flow},
  author={Denos C. Gazis and Robert Herman and Alexei A. Maradudin},
  journal={Operations Research},
  year={1960},
  volume={8},
  pages={112-132}
}
A theoretical analysis and observations of the behavior of motorists confronted by an amber signal light are presented. A discussion is given of the following problem when confronted with an improperly timed amber light phase a motorist may find himself, at the moment the amber phase commences, in the predicament of being too close to the intersection to stop safely or comfortably and yet too far from it to pass completely through the intersection before the red signal commences. The influence… Expand
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