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Designing Safer Roads

National Research Council (US)

Designing Safer Roads

Practices for Resurfacing, Restoration, and Rehabilitation (Special Report (National Research Council (U S) Transportation Research Board))

by National Research Council (US)

  • 285 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Transportation Research Board .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Highway & traffic engineering,
  • Highway Design,
  • Design and construction,
  • Maintenance and repair,
  • Roads

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10357145M
    ISBN 100309044537
    ISBN 109780309044530

    The book contains measures on the areas: Road design and equipment, road maintenance, traffic control, vehicle design and protective devices, vehicle and garage inspection, driver training and regulation of professional drivers, public education and information, police enforcement and sanctions, post-accident care, and general-purpose policy. In partnership with the TAC, we’re building a future where no one is seriously injured or killed on our roads. As part of Towards Zero, the Victorian Government is investing $ billion in new safety features and improving existing road infrastructure, to ensure every journey on a Victorian road is a safe one.

    A blueprint for designing 21st century streets, the Guide unveils the toolbox and the tactics cities use to make streets safer, more livable, and more economically vibrant. The Guide outlines both a clear vision for complete streets and a basic road map for how to bring them to fruition. Case Study Finder. No results - please refine your search. A practical treatise on making and repairing roads by: Leahy, Edmund. Published: () A practical treatise on the making and upholding of public roads with a few remarks on forming approaches to gentlemens' houses, and a dissertation on the utiltity of broad wheels, and other improvements / by: Paterson, James.

    While the book provides a range, engineers tend to design streets with the maximum lane width, due to the ill-informed notion that wider lanes are safer and can help reduce congestion. Many cities in low- and middle-income countries have adopted this same approach, erring on the supposed side of caution.   New Changes for Designing Low-Volume Roads. While staying up-to-date on standards, manuals, guidelines, policies, and specifications can be challenging, the Hoyle, Tanner design teams have welcomed the Second Edition Guidelines for Geometric Design of Low-Volume Roads (Guidelines) recently published by the American Association of State Highway .


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TRB Special Report Designing Safer Roads: Practices for Resurfacing, Restoration, and Rehabilitation examines the cost-effectiveness of safety-related geometric design elements such as lane and shoulder widths, crest vertical curves, stopping sight distances, and intersections.

Get this from a library. Designing safer roads: practices for resurfacing, restoration, and rehabilitation. [National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.] -- In response to a provision of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act ofthe Secretary of Transportation, acting through the Federal Highway Administration, requested the National.

Research Board that was published in TRB Special Report"Designing Safer Roads: Practices for Resurfacing, Restoration, and Rehabilitation" (). That report indicated that acceptable operational and safety experience can be found on low-traffic-volume (less than ADT) roadways having widths narrower than the minimum roadway.

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