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Title: Speed-Measuring Device Performance Specifications: Lidar Module
Corporate Author: US Dept of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Admin
United States of America
Date Published: June 2004
Page Count: 54
Sponsoring Agency: National Technical Information Service
Springfield, VA 22151
US Dept of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Admin
Washington, DC 20590
Publication Number: DOT HS 809 811
Sale Source: National Technical Information Service
US Dept of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Technical)
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents the lidar speed-measuring device performance specifications developed by the National Highway Safety Administration (NTSA).
Abstract: The specifications represent the minimum performance requirements and verification procedures and should be used as a baseline when developing purchasing criteria. The goal of presenting the specifications is to assist law enforcement administrators assess the accuracy and reliability of lidar devices they may consider purchasing. The specifications are applicable to laser speed-measuring devices used by law enforcement to detect vehicle speed violations. The specifications define requirements for manufacturer provided equipment, product information, and labeling; range accuracy; beam characteristics; environmental extremes; supply voltage tolerance; speed display; speed accuracy; auxiliary-equipment interface; low supply voltage indicator; conducted electromagnetic interference; radiated electromagnetic interference; and vehicle determination. The standard test conditions, test equipment, and test procedures are described. Manufacturers are encouraged to develop and produce lidar speed-measuring devices that meet or exceed these minimum specifications. Appendixes, table, figures
Main Term(s): Specifications; Speed measuring laser devices
Index Term(s): Police equipment; Traffic law enforcement
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