Highway Design and Traffic Safety Engineering Handbook

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9780070382954: Highway Design and Traffic Safety Engineering Handbook

This is the first book to present a thoroughly scientific and practical approach to designing highways for maximum safety. Based on original research plus scrupulously collected data amassed over more two decades in different continents by the main author, this important book originates vital criteria for safe design and shows you how best to achieve roads with the lowest possible accident risk and severity rates. In addition, this valuable and necessary resource gives you serious help coordinating safety concerns with important economic, environmental, and aesthetic considerations. Overall the book is an invaluable source of information for educators, students, scientists, highway agencies, and consultants in the field of highway design and traffic safety engineering.

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"A THOROUGH LOOK AT HIGHWAY DESIGN WITH SPECIFIC EMPHASIS ON TRAFFIC SAFETY"

A breakthrough In Safe Highway Design

Truly unique, this is the first book to present a thoroughly scientific and practical approach to designing highways for maximum safety. Based on original research plus scrupulously collected data amassed over more than two decades in different continents by the main author, this important book originates vital criteria for safe design and shows you how best to achieve roads with the lowest possible accident risk and severity rates.

In addition, this valuable and necessary resource gives you serious help coordinating safety concerns with important economic, environmental, and aesthetic considerations.

Overall the book is an invaluable source of information for educators, students, scientists, highway agencies, and consultants in the field of highway design and traffic safety engineering.

A true must-read for highway engineers and safety officials, Highway Design and Traffic Safety Engineering Handbook provides up-to-date information that is available nowhere else and a complete, practical program for designing the safest possible roadways. The authors, who are noted international authorities on highway safety, give you essential information on:
* Sound new designs
* Design cases to avoid
* Examples of good and poor solutions
* Redesign of existing roads

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