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Variable message signing for traffic surveillance and control

Warren Dorsey

Variable message signing for traffic surveillance and control

a state of the art report

by Warren Dorsey

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Research and Development, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic engineering -- Data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWarren Dorsey.
    SeriesReport - Federal Highway Administration ; no. FHWA-RD-77-98
    ContributionsUnited States. Federal Highway Administration. Office of Research., United States. Federal Highway Administration. Office of Development.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 137 p. :
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17535345M

    Variable message signs. Variable Message Signs are large electronic signs placed on the side of some roads. They display messages to warn motorists of changes in normal traffic conditions on the road ahead, such as fog, crashes, road works, congestion and road closures. These early warnings help provide a safe and efficient traffic flow.   Dynamic Message Sign is planned to increase driver speed alertness and roadway safety on behalf of residential communities, educational &school’s corridors, business parks, hospitals, military bases, highway and road construction sites, police execution zones and just about any place speeding is the problem/5(K). Laos traffic signs use Lao, the national language of Laos. However, English is also used for stop and important public places such as tourist attractions, airports, railway stations, and immigration checkpoints. Both Lao and English are used on directional signage. TRAFCON is a quality manufacturer of custom Traffic Control and Safety devices built to your specifications. We offer manufacturing flexibility from design concept to prototype to production. Contact our Sales Team now! To learn more about our products or place an order, call () or email [email protected]


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