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12, the spacing between successive pairs of cars is shown, after a deceleration-acceleration manoeuvre of the lead car, and for three different values of C. 1. Traffic Flow Theories 29 In all three cases, we have local stability in the sense that the amplitude of the perturbation in the spacing between cars eventually decreases toward zero with increasing time. 75, the amplitude of the perturbation increases between successive pairs of cars, causing asymptotic instability. This is shown more dramatically in Fig.

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