Data Processing and Reporting

Data Quality Checks and Validation

The quality of WIM data is an important issue. It is recommended to develop data verification procedures that can be implemented by the party responsible for the data collection and uploading into a corporate database. The data owner should also perform random verification of the data before its release. Some of the basic data anomalies to check for include: missing…
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WIM Data Output

The majority of WIM system outputs are observations of individual vehicle passes or events, including the following data items: location information (road, number of lanes, direction of traffic flow) vehicle count number date and time of vehicle event vehicle classification vehicle speed vehicle axle spacing, wheelbase and length IAM, GAM and GVM. To derive information from the data items above,…
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Examples of WIM Data Reports

WIMnet is a data management platform that makes processing, quality assurance, storage and reporting of traffic and WIM data much easier. With WIMnet a road agency can integrate its traffic data collection devices into one solution, reducing the effort in data handling, and vastly increasing the information available to its customers. WIMnet runs as a web application service on the…
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WIM Data Integration

Road agencies are increasingly involved in collecting a wide range of road use data including WIM data. These data types can come from a number of sources. There is also an increasing need to efficiently access the data within a jurisdiction, or from external parties including the public. Data integration can be broadly defined as the bringing together of different…
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