ROAD SAFETY AND ADHESION OF PAVEMENTS. THEMES OF THE ROAD WORKSHOP HELD IN METZ

SECURITE ROUTIERE ET ADHERENCE DES CHAUSSEES - THEMES DES JOURNEES TECHNIQUES DE LA ROUTE A METZ

THE NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS DUE TO PROBLEMS ARISING FROM PAVEMENTS IS NOT KNOWN PRECISELY. IT IS THOUGHT THAT 25% OF THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS OCCUR ON WET OR DIRTY ROADS, 20% OF THESE CAUSED BY SKIDDING (ADHESION DEFECT), E.G. 13000 ACCIDENTS PER YEAR IN FRANCE. DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF DISCUSSIONS ON THE FOLLOWING 4 THEMES: (1) ADHESION PHENOMENON; (2) NEW PAVEMENT; (3) EXISTING PAVEMENT (CONSIDERED FROM THE ANGLE OF REPAIR AND RENEWING OF NON-SKIDDING PROPERTIES); (4) URBAN STREET NETWORK.

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  • French

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  • Pagination: 54-5
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01297532
  • 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 6:24AM