Accommodation of Large Trucks: Traffic Control Issues

by Harold Lunenfeld, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Accommodation of Trucks on the Highway: Safety in Design


The objective of this paper is to identify ways that large trucks can be accommodated safely and efficiently through traffic control. Traffic control is herein defined as encompassing information conveyed using traffic control devices. Emphasis has been placed on identifying ways in which suitable traffic control devices can ameliorate problems associated with large truck operations.

Subject Headings: Traffic accidents | Trucks | Traffic safety | Traffic signals | Highway and road management | Highway transportation | Traffic signs | Traffic management

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