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Research Report 310 The safety benefits of brighter roadmarkings

Published: | Category: Safety, security and public health , Research programme , Research & reports | Audience: General

Since about 1997 the brightness of roadmarkings on a number of New Zealand state highways has been increased. This study was undertaken to determine whether an increase in safety, as measured by reduced crashes, could be associated with the use of these brighter roadmarkings.

Keywords: curve, delineation, edgeline, edgemarker, ratio, reflectivity, regions, retroreflectivity, roadmarking, road safety, statistical analysis, straight, visibility

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  • Published: 2006
  • Reference: 310
  • ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 0-478-28722-4 ISSN 1177-0600
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