VEHICLE AND HIGHWAY MECHANICS AS RELATED TO TRAFFIC

THE FOLLOWING PROBLEMS FOR PROSPECTIVE RESEARCH ARE OUTLINED: HEADLIGHTING, RIGHT-OF-WAY, OVERTAKING AND PASSING, MECHANICS OF STEERING, AND VEHICLE BRAKES. EXISTING INFORMATION IS REVIEWED. CONSIDERATION SHOULD BE GIVEN TO THE EFFECT OF HIGHWAY ILLUMINATION ON (1) SAFETY OF MAIN HIGHWAYS AFTER DARK, (2) THE DECREASE IN THE NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS TO PERSONS AND CARS, AND (3) THE ECONOMICS OF HIGHWAY TRAFFIC.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 10, pp 226-232
  • Authors:
    • Dickinson, H C
    • Parrot, R P
  • Publication Date: 1931

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 11-12, 1930
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00220993
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 1 1971 12:00AM