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Title:
Highway design and traffic safety engineering handbook
Author:
Lamm, Ruediger.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780070382954
Format :
Book

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Central Library TE175 .L36 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

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 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. 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, the redesign of existing roads, and far more. In addition, this valuable and necessary resource gives you serious help coordinating safety concerns with important economic, environmental, and aesthetic considerations. The new standard in highway design methods, this book will become a keystone in every highway designer's library.


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