- -

Design Criteria for Minimum Passing Zone Lengths: Operational Efficiency and Safety Considerations

RiuNet: Institutional repository of the Polithecnic University of Valencia

Share/Send to

Cited by

Statistics

Design Criteria for Minimum Passing Zone Lengths: Operational Efficiency and Safety Considerations

Show full item record

Moreno Chou, AT.; Llorca Garcia, C.; Lenorzer, A.; Casas, J.; García García, A. (2015). Design Criteria for Minimum Passing Zone Lengths: Operational Efficiency and Safety Considerations. Transportation Research Record. 2486:19-27. doi:10.3141/2486-03

Por favor, use este identificador para citar o enlazar este ítem: http://hdl.handle.net/10251/76780

Files in this item

Item Metadata

Title: Design Criteria for Minimum Passing Zone Lengths: Operational Efficiency and Safety Considerations
Author:
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Camins, Canals i Ports
Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto del Transporte y Territorio - Institut del Transport i Territori
Issued date:
Abstract:
Passing zones are provided to improve operational efficiency of two-lane highways where passes can be performed safely. Minimum passing zone lengths of 120 m were established in MUTCD and Green Book, although some studies ...[+]
Subjects: Two-Lane Highway , Geometric Design, Marking , Passing Zone , Passing Sight Distance , Road Safety , Operational Analysis , Traffic Microsimulation.
Copyrigths: Reserva de todos los derechos
Source:
Transportation Research Record. (issn: 0361-1981 )
DOI: 10.3141/2486-03
Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.3141/2486-03
Thanks:
The authors thank the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, which subsidizes the research project Estudio Experimental de la Funcionalidad y Seguridad de las Carreteras Convencionales (experimental study on road ...[+]
Type: Artículo

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record