The Relationship of Vertical Illuminance to Pedestrian Visibility in Crosswalk

@inproceedings{Edwards2007TheRO,
  title={The Relationship of Vertical Illuminance to Pedestrian Visibility in Crosswalk},
  author={Christopher A. Edwards and Ronald B. Gibbons},
  year={2007}
}
Twenty-six participants evaluated a series of crosswalk lighting designs by visually detecting objects within each crosswalk location. The research was performed on a closed test track under nighttime conditions while driving a sport utility vehicle (SUV) with regular halogen headlamps. The conditions presented to each participant included varying illuminance levels (6, 10, 20, and 30 lux), varied luminaires (high pressure sodium [HPS], metal halide [MH]) and different object types (pedestrian… CONTINUE READING