WINNING STRATEGIES IN CONGESTED TRAFFIC

@article{JraiSzab2012WINNINGSI,
  title={WINNING STRATEGIES IN CONGESTED TRAFFIC},
  author={Ferenc J{\'a}rai-Szab{\'o} and Zolt{\'a}n N{\'e}da},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics C},
  year={2012},
  volume={23},
  pages={1250063}
}
One-directional traffic on two-lanes is modeled in the framework of a spring-block type model. A fraction q of the cars are allowed to change lanes, following simple dynamical rules, while the other cars keep their initial lane. The advance of cars, starting from equivalent positions and following the two driving strategies is studied and compared. As a function of the parameter q the winning probability and the average gain in the advancement for the lane-changing strategy is computed. An… 
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