Signing bends

Practical Guide - Signing bends

Traffic signing

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This  practical  guide  is  based  on  the  report  entitled  Méthode  de  sélection  des  virages  à  signaler  et  niveau  de  signalisation à implanter (Method for selecting bends to be signed and type of signing to be installed) published in May 2000 [1]. It is intended as a guide to the implementation of the method described in the report by agencies responsible for the installation of road signing.

Description

This guide is intended to serve as a methodological aid to achievingconsistency in the signing of bends along a route with the aim ofhelping drivers to improve their perception of the level of difficulty ofthese bends. The method is based on a knowledge of the approach speeds, thelegibility and visibility of the bend, and other accident contributoryfactors. The aim of the method is to improve signing and to ensure that it isapplied consistently in all areas. This document provides departmentsresponsible for signing with the evidence they need to fight againstthe inflation of unnecessary road signs.

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Contents

1 - Bends: A significant stake........................................................................................ 7

2 - Proposed method to be applied in each direction of route ............................... 8

3 - Scope.......................................................................................................................... 9

4 - Data collection ............................................................................................................9

5 - Automatic calculation of the speed difference ...................................................... 10

6 - Determining the classification .................................................................................. 11

7 - Site visit report form.................................................................................................. 12

8 - Legibility of the bend ................................................................................................. 13

9 - Visibility approaching the bend .................................................................................14

10 - Visibility in the bend ................................................................................................ 15

11 - Radius of curvature .................................................................................................. 16

12 - Classification rules .................................................................................................. 17

13 - Hints and tips .......................................................................................................... 18

14 - References............................................................................................................... 18

Détails
Titre
Practical Guide - Signing bends
Réf. Cerema
929A
Catégorie de produit
Ouvrage
Nombre de pages
20 pages
Référence
SKU1915124275
Numéro ISRN
EQ-SETRA--09ED13--FR+ANG
Editeur
Cerema (ex-Setra)
Auteur collectif
Cerema
Date de parution
Nombre de pages
20 pages
Langue de la publication
Anglais
Type d'auteur
Oeuvre collective

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