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Impacts of aggressive driving on transport emissions in China

Changes in driving behaviour could offer solutions to reducing transport emissions. Classification of driver aggressiveness based on vehicle trajectory data is used to estimate transport emissions associated with differences in car-following behaviour in China from 2013 to 2050. This analysis reveals that a trend towards more aggressive driving could increase transport emissions.

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Fig. 1: Categorization of driver aggressiveness and prediction of changes in driving behaviour.


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This is a summary of: Xia, Y. et al. Future reductions of China’s transport emissions impacted by changing driving behaviour. Nat. Sustain. (2023).

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Impacts of aggressive driving on transport emissions in China. Nat Sustain 6, 1153–1154 (2023).

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