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Term of the Road Dictionary

rule-based behaviour

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Traffic Road Users
  • Definition : Behaviour characterized by the use of rules and procedures to select a course of action in a familiar situation. Notes: 1. The rules can be a set of instructions, e.g. if….. then…., acquired by a person through experience or given by other persons. 2. An example is giving priority to other road users.