TITLE

US Picks up on British Traffic Techniques

PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Oct99, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) proposed the adoption of traffic management techniques in the U.S. which was developed in Great Britain. Several American traffic engineers under the FHWA travelled to Great Britain and other parts of Europe in 1998 to study traffic management as part of the International Technology Exchange Program. The team was able to study traffic control practices, ranging from signs, to speed control and information management. Other devices and practices were recommended for adoption in the U.S. such as specific freeway pavement and markings, variable speed control, lane control signals and speed adaptation. The proposals are predicted to improve traffic flow and transport safety.
ACCESSION #
11510476

 

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