INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS FOR EXITING AT INTERCHANGE

THIS REPORT IS CONCERNED WITH DEVELOPING MEASURES OF A DRIVERS INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS AT INTERCHANGE. USING BOTH AN AUTOMOBILE SIMULATOR AND FIELD TESTS FOR A SERIES OF STUDIES, THE EFFECT OF 1 TO 4 PIECES OF INFORMATION (IL) AS A FUNCTION OF INFORMATION LEAD DISTANCE (ILD) WERE MEASURED. INFORMATION PRESENTATION TIME (IPT) WAS ALSO VARIED. IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE ILD OF 1/2 MI. IS OPTIMAL AND A VIEWING TIME OF 5 SECONDS IS ADEQUATE FOR PRESENT SIGN CONTENT. /BPR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Adm, Cpr-11-2808, 3333-037
  • Corporate Authors:

    HRB-Singer Incorporated

    P.O. Box 60, Science Park
    State College, PA  USA  16801

    Pennsylvania Department of Highways

    400 North Street
    Harrisburg, PA  USA  17120-0095

    Bureau of Public Roads /US

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Mace, D J
    • Hostetter, R S
    • Seguin, E L
  • Publication Date: 1967-9

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00224903
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 18 1994 12:00AM