WRONG-WAY DRIVING (PHASE 3) /FINAL REPORT/ DRIVER CHARACTERISTICS, EFFECTIVENESS OF REMEDIAL MEASURES, AND EFFECT OF RAMP TYPE

DATA COLLECTION WAS BY MOVIE CAMERA SURVEILLANCE OF OFF-RAMPS, INCIDENT OBSERVATION BY TRAFIC ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, AND ACCIDENT REPORTS. STUDIES OF INCIDENTS WERE USED TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PREVENTIVE MEASURES INSTALLED ON FREEWAYS AND EXPRESSWAYS. INCIDENT STUDIES WERE ALSO USED TO DETERMINE RELATIVE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF VARIOUS OFF-RAMP TYPES TO WRONG-WAY MOVEMENTS. IN ADDITION, 168 WRONG WAY DRIVERS WERE INTERVIEWED. RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN WRONG-WAY ACCIDENTS AND THE FACTORS OF DRIVER AGE AND SOBRIETY WERE ALSO EXAMINED.

  • Corporate Authors:

    California Division of Highways

    Bridge Department
    Sacramento, CA  USA  05914
  • Authors:
    • LEW, A
  • Publication Date: 1971

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 36 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00222000
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Literature
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 8 1973 12:00AM