Highway Safety: Planning; Young Drivers; Older Drivers; Indian Nations; Roundabouts; Traffic Law Enforcement; and Trucks and Buses
TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2078 includes 18 papers that explore safety-conscious planning in midsized metropolitan areas, safety and accessibility effects of pay-as-you-drive strategies, driver injury severity causes in single-vehicle-deer crashes, road hazards detection by novice teen and experienced drivers, effect of passenger age and gender on fatal crash risks of young drivers, actual and perceived behavior of older drivers on freeways, and older driver behavior related to fatal crashes. This issue of the TRR also examines spinal rotation during a driving task; analysis of elderly mobility policies; crash reporting on Indian reservations; conversion of all-way stop-controlled intersections into roundabouts; comparison of safety of signalized intersections and roundabouts; knowledge of correct roundabout negotiation; physical devices for traffic calming in rural communities; dynamic variable speed limit strategies on freeways; automated speed enforcement programs; automated speed enforcement cameras in Charlotte, North Carolina; and effect of truck lane restrictions on freeways in mountainous areas.
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