EFFECT OF PAVEMENT EDGE MARKING ON TWO-LANE RURAL STATE HIGHWAYS IN OHIO

A PROGRAM WAS INITIATED FOR MARKING PAVEMENT EDGES ON ALL TWO-LANE RURAL STATE HIGHWAYS. BEFORE AND AFTER STUDIES ON ALL ACCIDENTS REPORTED WERE INVESTIGATED. RESULTS WERE GRATIFYING. FOR EXAMPLE, THERE WAS A 37% REDUCTION IN FATALITIES AND INJURIES ATTRIBUTABLE TO EDGE MARKING, A REDUCTION IN NIGHT ACCIDENTS AND FEWER ACCIDENTS AT INTERSECTIONS, ALLEYS, AND DRIVEWAYS.

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Pavement edge markings, shoulders and medians
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00220226
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 19 1994 12:00AM