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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.

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  • Published: February 2012