EFFECTIVE WARNING DEVICES FOR PARKED/DISABLED VEHICLES; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The summary reviews the results of an experiment, sponsored by the FHWA and carried out at the Maine Facility, which examined the effectiveness of several alternative warning devices to be used on/with parked/disabled vehicles (PDVs) at the roadside to warn motorists of the PDV's presence. Devices tested included standard four-way warning flashers and warning triangles.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also report dated Oct 80, PB81-158396. Prepared in cooperation with Maine Dept. of Transportation, Bangor. Materials and Research Div.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Maine, Orono

    Social Science Research Institute
    Orono, ME  United States  04469

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Lyle, R W
  • Publication Date: 1980-10

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00329047
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-80- 64 Final Rpt., HS-033 369, FCP 31M2-052
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-9401
  • Files: HSL, NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 21 1982 12:00AM