SUMMARY OF WORKSHOP ON ANTI-SKID PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

THE FOLLOWING POINTS WERE RAISED REPEATEDLY DURING THE WORKSHOP: (1) THERE IS A BASIC NEED FOR A MUCH CLEARER UNDERSTANDING AND QUANTIFICATION OF ANTI-SKID NEEDS OF DRIVERS IN CARRYING OUT THE VARIOUS DRIVING MANEUVERS SUCH AS DECELERATION, ACCELERATION, CORNERING, CORNERING WHILE DECLERATING, OVERTAKING, AND PASSING; (2) THIS BASIC NEED CAN ONLY BE MET WHEN SATISFACTORY AND RELIABLE MEASUREMENTS ARE MADE; (3) TENTATIVE MINIMUM LEVELS OF SKID RESISTANCE FOR VARIOUS SITUATIONS AND CONDITIONS MUST BE SET; AND (4) THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY MUST DECIDE, ON A LOCAL BASIS, HOW BEST TO ACHIEVE AND MAINTAIN AT LEAST MINIMUM STANDARDS IN A CONTINUING ANTI-SKID PROGRAM. THE AREAS OF PRECAUTIONARY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY THE DRIVER AND OF MATERIALS USED IN TIRES NEED ALSO TO BE CONSIDERED.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: pp 5-6
  • Monograph Title: Anti-Skid Program Management and Related Papers
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00218951
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309019907
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1972 12:00AM