VARIABLE TRAFFIC SIGNS: TEST REPORT NO 2 AND DIAGRAMS OF CLIMATIC TESTS

PANNEAUX DE SIGNALISATION VARIABLE : RAPPORT D'ESSAIS NO 2 ET DIAGRAMMES D'ESSAIS CLIMATIQUES

IN THE LIGHT OF GROWING USE OF VARIABLE TRAFFIC SIGNS IN THE OPERATION OF HIGHWAYS, THE DIVERSITY OF MODELS PROPOSED AND LACK OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE TECHNICAL PERFORMANCE OF THESE DEVICES, THE METROLOGICAL AND AUTOMATION DIVISION OF THE INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORT RESEARCH HAS CARRIED OUT TESTS ON THE EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE NOW ON THE EUROPEAN MARKET. MANUFACTURERS WERE THE SUBJECT OF A CENSUS, AND A PLAN OF STUDY OF A PROVISIONAL TEST PROGRAMME HAS BEEN SET UP. THIS REPORT GIVES THE RESULTS OF FATIGUE TESTS ON ELEVEN TRAFFIC SIGNS. IN AN APPENDIX ALL CLIMATIC TEST CHARTS CARRIED OUT ON THESE SIGNS ARE PRESENTED.

  • Corporate Authors:

    INSTITUT DE RECHERCHE DES TRANSPORTS

    AVENUE DU GENERAL MALLERET JOINVILLE 2
    ARCUEIL CEDEX,   France  F-94114
  • Authors:
    • VERDIER, R
  • Publication Date: 1976

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Pagination: 60P & 34P

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01296211
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 5:50AM