Skip to content

COVID-19 SERVICES UPDATE: Information on Waka Kotahi services and the renewal date for extended WoFs, CoFs and driver licences. Find out more.

SCAM ALERT: Vehicle licence (rego) renewal phishing emails.

Access keys for

  • h Home
  • m Menu
  • 0 Show list of access keys
  • 2 Skip to content
  • 3 Skip to top


Back to Resources

Clear zones, barriers and driving lines – mitigating the effects of crashes on corners (horizontal curves)

Published: | Category: Research & reports | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

This report presents and discusses the results of a research project aimed at developing practices and guidelines for the use of clear zones and barriers on corners (horizontal curves). The intention is to make better use of resources and reflect current geometric design practices, skid resistance levels, vehicle performance, and also driver behaviour on corners.

Publication details

  • Author:
  • Published: February 2012