PROCEEDINGS OF THE TENTH INTERNATIONAL STUDY WEEK IN TRAFFIC AND SAFETY ENGINEERING, 7-11 SEPTEMBER 1970 HELD IN ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

THIS VOLUME CONTAINS THE GENERAL REPORTS PRESENTED AT THE CONFERENCE AND GIVES DETAILS OF THE FOUR DISCUSSION GROUPS WHICH WERE ORGANIZED: THEME 1- FACTORS AFFECTING THE NUMBER OF TRIPS BY PRIVATE AND PUBLIC TRANSPORT-INTERNATIONAL PANEL DISCUSSION; THEME 2- ACCIDENT RISKS AND CAPACITY OF SINGLE LEVEL INTERSECTIONS - GENERAL REPORT BY DUFF, JT; THEME 3- RECENT DEVELOPMENT IN METHODS OF IMPROVING NIGHT VISIBILITY- GENERAL REPORT BY DE BOER, JB; THEME 4- A LOGICAL FRAMEWORK FOR CATEGORIZING HIGHWAY SAFETY PHENOMENA AND ACTIVITY, BY HADDON, W; THEME 5- METHODS OF REDUCING AMENITY LOSSES CAUSED BY TRAFFIC - A) VEHICLES, BY BUROW, K, AND B)- ROADS, BY COX, OJ; THEME 6- EFFECT OF PARKING POLICIES ON TRAFFIC VOLUMES - GENERAL REPORT BY BENTFIELD G; THEME 7- EFFECTIVENESS OF SPEED LIMITS ON RURAL ROADS AND MOTORWAYS- INTERNATIONAL PANEL DISCUSSION; THEME 8- PRINCIPLES WHICH SHOULD GOVERN THE LOCATION AND PRIORITIES OF THE ROADS IN MOTORWAY NETWORKS- GENERAL REPORT BY WEHNER, B; THEME 9- INFLUENCE OF THE TYPE OF ROAD NETWORK ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF TRAFFIC IN TOWNS, BY SMEED, RJ. THE FOUR DISCUSSION GROUPS DEALT WITH THE FOLLOWING SUBJECT AREAS: SIMULATION AS AN AID TO TRANSPORTATION PLANNING; NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN TECHNIQUES FOR THE AREA CONTROL OF TRAFFIC; JUSTIFICATION FOR SUBWAY AND BRIDGES FOR PEDESTRIANS IN URBAN AREAS; AND THE POSITION OF TRAFFIC ENGINEERING AND TRANSPORTATION PLANNING IN THE ADMINSTRATION. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    World Touring and Automobile Organization

    Chesham Place 32
    London,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Duff, J T
    • Deff, J T
    • HADDON, W
    • Burow, K
    • Cox, O J
    • Bentfeld, G
    • Wehner, B
    • Smeed, R J
  • Publication Date: 1971

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: xi+102 pp

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00222485
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 11 1974 12:00AM