by Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in Washington .
Written in English
Includes bibliographies and appendices.
|Series||DOT-HS ; 802 479, DOT HS -- 802-479.|
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"The Highway Safety Manual (HSM) is a resource that provides safety knowledge and tools in a useful form to facilitate improved decision making based on safety performance. The focus of the HSM is to provide quantitative information for decision making. The HSM assembles currently available information and methodologies on measuring, estimating and evaluating roadways in . The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Rural Safety Center) and the NLTAPA Safety Working Group co-hosted a FREE, hour online webinar. Webinar Descrip [ Read More» ] Multi-Disciplinary Speed Management. Created: Tuesday November 19th, Source: Governors Highway Safety Association. Rural Safety and Speed Review Recommendations: Speed limits Increase speed on km of rural highway Pilot variable speed limits at three locations Winter tires Update winter tire regulations and post new winter tire signs Slow moving vehicles Introduce new left lane legislation Revise pavement markings and signing at passing lanes. However, MAP included a HRRR Special Rule that requires a State to obligate a specified amount of funds on HRRRs if the fatality rate increases on rural roads in that State. States define "high risk rural roads" in their updated State Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP).
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