Current Status of Research and Implementationby Forrest M. Council, Univ of North Carolina, United States,
Julie A. Cirillo, Univ of North Carolina, United States,
Abstract: A review of the effectiveness of roadway safety measures to reduce traffic accidents is given. This paper attempts to discuss in detail the current status of safety-related knowledge and safety-related implementation activities. It discusses: What is known and not known concerning relationships between geometric and non-geometric variables and safety and the effectiveness of specific treatments; and what treatments have and have not been implemented of those that have been shown to be beneficial by research.
Subject Headings: Traffic accidents | Traffic safety | Systems engineering | Geometrics | Legislation | Streets
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