Designing Highway Traffic Safety Facilities Designing Based on Visual Psychology

Traffic safety is one of the most important issues of transportation. In China, most serious accidents have happened on the highway system; so, the design of safety facilities is very important. As the authors know, many scholars have studied the safety designing of traffic facilities from different perspectives. This paper mainly researches the design of highway facilities based on visual psychology. The authors have put forward three design products based on this concept. In the first section of this paper, design philosophy -- involving vision and knowledge -- will be introduced. In the second section, three designed productions will be presented. Details such as size and setting place selection will be given. An effectiveness tracking study will be presented in the third section. The conclusion of the test shows the authors safety facilities design based on visual psychology, which has improved the safety level of traveling in the highway system.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: pp 225-232
  • Monograph Title: CICTP 2014: Safe, Smart, and Sustainable Multimodal Transportation Systems

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01536123
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780784413623
  • Files: TRIS, ASCE
  • Created Date: Jul 2 2014 3:02PM