Analysis of the Impact of Countdown Signal Timers on Driving Behavior and Road Safety

@article{Krukowicz2021AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the Impact of Countdown Signal Timers on Driving Behavior and Road Safety},
  author={Tomasz Krukowicz and Krzysztof Firląg and J{\'o}zef Suda and Mirosław Czerliński},
  journal={Energies},
  year={2021}
}
This article describes the safety and effectiveness issues related to signal countdown timers (SCT). These devices are used in many countries around the world. The impact of these devices on road safety and the effectiveness of traffic lights is presented. During a literature review, more than 18 aspects of device use were recognized. The research involved measurements carried out at three intersections in Płock (Poland). The initial and final period of the green signal for vehicles was… 
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