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The safety benefit of continuous narrow painted median strips

@inproceedings{Whittaker2012TheSB,
  title={The safety benefit of continuous narrow painted median strips},
  author={Adam Whittaker},
  year={2012}
}
Rural highways are typically undivided, have high operating speeds, carry high traffic volumes and are often designed to minimum geometric standards. Head-on and cross-over-the-centreline crashes are of the most severe crash types that occur on rural highways. They are disproportionally represented in crashes resulting in fatalities, yet undivided rural highways provide no separation between opposing traffic lanes. One possible countermeasure to these crash types is a continuous narrow painted… Expand
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