MOTOR VEHICLE REAR LIGHTING AND SIGNALING: EFFECTS OF SPACING, POSITION, INTENSITY, AND COLOR. AN APPLIED-LITERATURE REVIEW

The review is designed to determine the current status of research dealing with spacing, position, intensity, and color of rear lighting and signaling lamps on motor vehicles. The relevant domestic as well as international applied research is included. The review contains tabular summaries of the design, results, and recommendations of 36 experimental investigations as well as reprints of the original abstracts. Finally, a synthesis of the experimental findings is presented.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored in part by Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association of the United States, Inc., Detroit, Mich.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Highway Safety Research Institute

    Huron Parkway and Baxter Road
    Ann Arbor, MI  United States  48109

    Motor Vehicles Manufacturers Association

    320 New Center Building
    Detroit, MI  United States  48202
  • Authors:
    • Sivak, M
  • Publication Date: 1978-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 61 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00181172
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UM-HSRI-78-8 Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 14 1978 12:00AM