CURRENT METHODS FOR IMPROVED TIRE-PAVEMENT INTERACTIONS

THE CRITICAL IMPORTANCE OF IMPORVED SAFETY ON THE STREETS AND HIGHWAYS OF THE WORLD TODAY DEMANDS THE ATTENTION OF MANY DISCIPLINES IN THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY. IT IS DEFINITELY NOT A PROBLEM FOR HIGHWAY ENGINEERS ALONE. THE TALENTS AND EXPERTISE OF THE MANY AND VARIED TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC PERSONNEL MUST BE COMBINED IN A TEAM EFFORT APPLIED IN A SYSTEMATIC FASHION TO SUCCESSFULLY SOLVE THE SAFETY PROBLEM. THE SAFE OPERATION OF TODAY'S AUTOMOTIVE VEHICLES INVOLVES THREE PRIMARY FACTORS AND THESE ARE THE VEHICLE, THE DRIVER, AND THE ROADWAY. THE INTERACTIONS AMONG THE DRIVER, VEHICLE, AND ROADWAY ARE VERY COMPLEX AND IN MANY INSTACES DO NOT LEND THEMSELVES TO A SIMPLE ENGINEERING SOLUTION, BUT RATHER ARE OFTEN DEPENDENT UPON HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND POLITICAL DECISIONS. /AUTHOR/

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  • Accession Number: 00207684
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 19 1974 12:00AM