Road Works

Road Works

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Improving safety in high-speed work zones: A super 70 study

Objectives: To establish whether the reduction in RTIs during works on the I70 in March to November 2007 was the result of reduced traffic volume, or the result of novel countermeasures.

  • Author(s): A. Tarko, M. Islam and J. Thomaz
  • Published: Joint Transportation Research Programme, 2009
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Variable speed limits through roadworks

Objectives: β€œTo identify technology and procedures that can be used to minimise the disruption experienced by road users, due to roadworks, whilst maintaining safety.”

  • Author(s): J. Uff
  • Published: Unpublished (2010)
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Web Page Link

Road worker conspicuity | Daytime and night time

Objective: To assess the perceptions and opinions of road workers with regard to their conspicuity, the distances at which they are seen in a naturalistic but controlled track study under daytime and lit/unlit night time conditions.

  • Author(s): S. Helman and M. Palmer
  • Published: TRL, 2010
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Safety argument for changes to temporary traffic management sign sizes

Objectives: This report aimed to investigate supply chain indications that larger Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) sign sizes may have increased roadworker risk exposure and instances of personal injury RTIs.

  • Author(s): S. Clark, B. Lyus, J. Mitchell, B. Lawton, L. Smith, A. Weare and L. Walte
  • Published: TRL, 2011
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format