Designing for safety


McDonald, M. (1990) Designing for safety In, Towards Safer Roads in Developing Countries. A Guide for Planners and Engineers. Wokingham, GB, Transport Research Laboratory pp. 46-106.

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4.4.1 Link Design
4.1.1 introduction
4.1.2 Design parameters and speed
4.1.3 Sight distance/visibility
4.1.4 Horizontal curvature
4.1.5 Transition curves, superelevation and pavement widening
4.1.6 Vertical curves
4.1.7 Combination of horizontal/vertical curves
4.1.8 Gradients and criteria for climbing lanes
4.1.9 Cross sections
4.1.10 Drainage
4.1.11 Safety fences and barriers
4.1.12 Delineation
4.1.13 Roadside obstacles, street furniture and trees
4.1.14 Median barriers
4.1.15 Lighting
4.1.16 Laybys, bus stops and service roads
4.1.17 Urban footways
4.1.18 Rural footpaths and footways
4.1.19 Pedestrian/cyclist facilities on bridges
4.1.20 Facilities for cyclists and slow-moving vehicles

4.2 Intersection design
4.2.1 Selection of intersection type
4.2.2 Priority intersections
4.2.3 Roundabouts
4.2.4 Signal controlled intersections
4.2.5 Visibility
4.2.6 Warning signs and markings
4.2.7 Channelisation
4.2.8 Acceleration/deceleration lanes
4.2.9 Pedestrian crossing facilities
4.2.10 Provision for cyclists/slow-moving vehicles

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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 20:46
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