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Title:
JUNCTION SUPPORTING DEVICE AND JUNCTION SUPPORTING METHOD
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2006199264
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a junction supporting device and a junction supporting method for enabling a driver at an acceleration lane side to more safely make his or her own vehicle merge into a main lane than a conventional manner.

This junction supporting device measures an acceleration lane reaching distance La from the current location of a vehicle P to the start point of an acceleration lane, and measures the traveling status of a vehicle P, and calculates a reaching time prediction speed Vp which is predicted to be owned by a vehicle P when the vehicle P reaches the start point of the acceleration lane based on the acceleration lane reaching distance La and the traveling status of its own vehicle, and announces support information corresponding to the reaching time prediction speed Vp before its own vehicle reaches the start point of the acceleration lane.


Inventors:
Hirose, Satoru
Hanai, Toshimichi
Nemoto, Hideaki
Yoshida, Haruo
Ishigami, Takuji
Application Number:
JP2005000126802
Publication Date:
August 03, 2006
Filing Date:
April 25, 2005
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
NISSAN MOTOR CO LTD
International Classes:
B60W30/00; B60R21/00; B60W10/04; B60W10/06; B60W10/10; B60W10/11; B60W40/02; B60W40/04; B60W40/09; B60W40/105; B60W50/14; B60W50/16; G08G1/09
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
三好 秀和
岩▲崎▼ 幸邦
栗原 彰
川又 澄雄
伊藤 正和
高橋 俊一
高松 俊雄