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Signal Spotlight: New Resource: Decision-Making Guide for Signal Phasing

New Resource: Decision-Making Guide for Signal Phasing Earlier this year, the TRB released NCHRP Web-Only Document 284: Decision-Making Guide for Traffic Signal Phasing. The document outlines the existing best practices on signal phasing along with the results of NCHRP Project … Continue reading

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Safety Matters: Teen Driver Safety

Teen Driver Safety National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 18-24 this year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has good reason to highlight teen driver safety, as motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens, … Continue reading

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Warren’s Words of Wisdom: Hot Stick Voltage Detectors — A False Sense of Safety?

Hot Stick Voltage Detectors — A False Sense of Safety? There are several versions of voltage detectors I’ve seen firefighters and public works folks have purchased. Then they’ve asked me what I think of them. I have always told them … Continue reading

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Traffic Signal Academy: On-Demand Learning – MUTCD Warrants for Traffic Signals Learning Guide

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National Center for Pavement Preservation — Free Webinars!

National Center for Pavement Preservation — Free Webinars! The National Center for Pavement Preservation (NCPP) announces the 2020 AASHTO TSP·2 Pavement Preservation Webinar Series.  These webinars are offered FREE to all on a first-come, first-served basis.  You are encouraged to … Continue reading

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Innovation Station: FHWA’s Focus on Reducing Rural Roadway Departures — FoRRRwD

FHWA’s Focus on Reducing Rural Roadway Departures — FoRRRwD Thirty people will die today, and every day, in a rural roadway departure—accounting for one third of U.S. traffic fatalities. The Focus on Reducing Rural Roadway Departures (FoRRRwD) initiative provides technical … Continue reading

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Safety Matters: Speed Display/Driver Feedback Sign Program

Speed Display/Driver Feedback Sign Program The T2 Center, working in cooperation with CTDOT, is pleased to announce a new program aimed at reducing fatal and serious-injury speed-related crashes on rural town-owned roadways. The Speed Display/Driver Feedback Sign Program will provide … Continue reading

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Warren’s Words of Wisdom: Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) — Never Heard of It? Me Neither, Until Now

Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) — Never Heard of It? Me Neither, Until Now Several times during the summer, I would read a story of a fatality at a lake or pool or marina where somehow electricity was in the water … Continue reading

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Signal Spotlight: Optimizing Yellow Clearance Intervals: A Proven Safety Countermeasure

Signal Spotlight: Optimizing Yellow Clearance Intervals: A Proven Safety Countermeasure At a signalized intersection, the yellow clearance or yellow change interval is the length of time the yellow signal indication is displayed following a green signal indication. The yellow signal … Continue reading

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Safety Matters: Sign Visibility and Retroreflectivity

 Sign Visibility and Retroreflectivity  Every day, no matter where we go or what we do, we see signs. Whether it’s the STOP sign at the end of a street, a pedestrian warning sign or the sign directing you to the … Continue reading

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