Highway Design & Traffic Safety Engineering Handbook
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, Highway Design & Traffic Safety Engineering Handbook 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 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 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 standard in highway design methods, this book will become a keystone in every highway designer's library. Overall the book is an invaluable source of information for educators, students, scientists, highway agencies, and consultants in the field of highway design and traffic safety engineering.
The authors, who are noted international authorities on highway safety, give you essential information on:
- Sound designs
- Design cases to avoid
- Examples of good and poor solutions
- Redesign of existing roads
If you're looking for a book on designing or redesigning roads for highway safety, you need this book!