Construction of e-Permit/VWS Model Sites: Project Summary Report
Laurel, Kentucky and Unicoi, Tennessee
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U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
Office of Operations
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Table of Contents
[ Foreword ] | [ Notice and Quality Assurance Statement ] | [ Technical Report Documentation Page ] | [ SI* (Modern Metric) Conversion Factors ] | [ List of Acronyms, Abbreviations and Symbols ]
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Project Plan (Task 1)
Chapter 3. Inventory and Assessment of Target Sites (Task 2)
Chapter 4. Test Plan (Task 3)
Chapter 5. Site Deployment and Implementation (Task 4)
Chapter 6. Site Performance (Task 5)
Features and Functionality Tested
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Tests
Chapter 7. Site Maintenance and Support (Task 7) and Next Steps
List of Figures
Figure 1. Photo. Vehicle search detail screen.
Figure 2. Chart. Work breakdown schedule.
Figure 3. Photo. Location of Laurel County virtual weigh station.
Figure 4. Diagram. Proposed layout for roadside screening equipment.
Figure 5. Photo. Location of Unicoi County virtual weigh station.
Figure 6. Photo. Tennessee virtual weigh station ramp overview.
Figure 7. Photo. Laurel County, Kentucky virtual weigh station installation.
Figure 8. Equation. Read rate.
Figure 9. Equation. Identification rate.
Figure 10. Equation. Reliability.
Figure 11. Equation. Absolute accuracy.
Figure 12. Equation. Relative accuracy.
Figure 13. Photo. Example electronic screening software dashboard.
List of Tables
Table 1. Relationship of proposed Laurel County systems to "best practice" technologies.
Table 2. Relationship of proposed Unicoi County systems to "best practice" technologies.
Table 3. e‑Permit/virtual weigh station architecture metrics and verification.
Table 4. Virtual weigh station functionality assessment.
Table 5. Result definitions for license plate reader
Table 6. Result definitions for U.S. Department of Transportation reader.
Table 7. Result definitions for identification rate.
Table 8. Summary of overall system performance.
Table 9. Laurel County, Kentucky virtual weigh station performance summary.
Table 10. Unicoi County, Tennessee virtual weigh station performance summary.
Table 11. License jurisdiction reliability and accuracy (Laurel County, Kentucky).
Table 12. License plate information and U.S. Department of Transportation number reliability and accuracy (Laurel County, Kentucky).
Table 13. License plate number reliability and accuracy (Unicoi County, Tennessee).
Table 14. License plate information and U.S. Department of Transportation number reliability and accuracy (Unicoi County, Tennessee).