SIGHT DISTANCE ANALYSIS AT RAILWAY-HIGHWAY INTERSECTIONS

The issue of sight distance at uncontrolled at-grade railway-highway intersections most definitely needs to be examined from the perspective of probability and severity of failure. Large dollar amounts of property value are lost in a locomotive and motor vehicle collision. More frequently, very serious injury or death result. It is therefore incumbent upon traffic engineers to professionally respond to the possibilities of locomotive-motor vehicle accidents. This article presents a procedure for reducing the probability of these accidents.

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    Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Basha, P E
  • Publication Date: 1985-4

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  • Accession Number: 00399102
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-038 808
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 30 1985 12:00AM