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Equipment Package: Roadside WIM

Description: This equipment package allows for roadside high speed weigh in motion. This package can be fixed to a location or mobile. It can include an interface to the credential check package and augment electronic credentials check with electronic weight check or it can be a stand alone package with display.
Included In: MTO Scales and Inspection Facilities
NYSDOT Scales/Inspection Systems
General Functional Requirements 1 - The roadside check facility equipment shall detect the presence of commercial vehicles and freight equipment approaching a facility. Sensors can differentiate between different types of vehicles and determine the number of axles, gross vehicle weight, weight per axle, and the identification of the vehicle and its cargo.
2 - The roadside check facility equipment shall request and input electronic screening data from the commercial vehicle's electronic tag data.
3 - The roadside check facility equipment shall send a pass/pull-in notification to the commercial vehicle and its driver based on the information received from the vehicle and the measurements taken. The message may be sent to the on-board equipment in the commercial vehicle or transmitted to the driver using equipment such as dynamic message signs, red-green lights, flashing signs, etc.

Last updated: 11-18-05