MCV Vehicle Safety Monitoring Functional Area

Description

On-board systems to detect vehicle intrusions and warn crew workers and drivers of imminent encroachment. Crew movements are monitored so that the crew can be warned of movement beyond the designated safe zone. Used for stationary work zones or in mobile applications where a safe zone is maintained around the moving vehicle.

Included In

TxDOT District Maintenance and Construction Vehicles

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The maintenance and construction vehicle shall detect that a vehicle has intruded upon the boundary of a work zone. The boundary of the work zone represents an area around the maintenance and construction vehicle, which may be stationary or moving.
2The maintenance and construction vehicle shall receive work zone warnings from the field equipment at the roadside, other maintenance and construction vehicles.
3The maintenance and construction vehicle shall present work zone warnings to the field personnel using direct warning signals or in-vehicle signage functions.
4The maintenance and construction vehicle shall monitor the crew movements to identify when a crew member is crossing the boundary between a work zone and vehicle traffic and issue an alert to the crew member.
5The maintenance and construction vehicle shall provide status of the work zone warning systems to the center.