Roadway Safety Warning System Functional Area


Monitors for potential safety hazards including wrong way drivers, debris on the road, and adverse road conditions (e.g., standing water, icy conditions) and warns approaching vehicles of potential hazards.

Included In

City of Austin CCTV Cameras
Municipal ITS Field Equipment
City of Austin Flood Detectors
Army Corps of Engineers Flood Detectors
LCRA Flood Monitoring Field Equipment
County ITS Field Equipment
USGS Flood Monitoring Devices
City of Georgetown Flood Detectors
City of San Marcos Flood Detectors
City of Round Rock Flood Detectors
Hays County Flood Detectors
City of Cedar Park Flood Detectors

Functional Requirements

1The field element shall collect safety data from passing vehicles including location, vehicle motion (speed, heading, acceleration), vehicle control (brakes, steering, throttle, exterior lights), and additional vehicle status (anti-lock brake activation, stability control activation).
2The field element shall collect data from sensors and surveillance equipment to monitor environmental conditions, stopped or wrong way vehicles, roadway debris, or other potentially hazardous conditions.
3The field element shall process the collected data to identify potential hazards.
4The field element shall provide warnings to passing vehicles using field-vehicle communications.
5The field element shall support remote monitoring and control by an authenticated center.