FIRST CLASS POSTS : THE ABILITY TO GIVE MOTORISTS REAL-TIME WARNINGS OF WHAT LIES AHEAD WOULD PREVENT MANY TRAFFIC INCIDENTS FROM DEVELOPING INTO SOMETHING MORE SERIOUS

This article describes Companion, a motorist aid system that has roadside posts as its primary element. The posts, mounted at 50 meter intervals, are equipped with LED light modules and communication or sensor modules. Additional new features for Companion include automatic activation in fog, the use of microwave detectors, and integration of automatic incident detection.

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    • Publication Date: December 1999/January 2000
  • Corporate Authors:

    UK and International Press

    Abinger House, Church Street
    Dorking, Surrey  United Kingdom  RH4 1DF
  • Authors:
    • Schatz, Peter
  • Publication Date: 2000

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00791828
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: PATH
  • Created Date: May 5 2000 12:00AM