Road Lighting for Safety

Road Lighting for Safety

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The importance of lighting for the safety of road users, the convenience of people of all levels of ability, and the prevention of street crime can hardly be exaggerated. Added to this, the considerable number of recent developments and the complexity of the issues involved in effective and environmentally acceptable road lighting make this broadly-based treatment of the subject both timely and welcome. Dr Ir Schreuder's aim is to clarify the subject for all those involved in road lighting, from planning, through design and engineering, to implementation and maintenance. In doing so he addresses the scientific, legal and social issues, and even the human anatomical and psychological factors involved. his approach is from the aspect of function and process, rather than purely the technology and product, and he stresses the importance of sustainable solutions from which safe conduct follows 'naturally'.Hoofdstuk 10 in: Brouwer aamp; Leroy, (red.) (1995). ... Guide on the limitation ol the effect ol obtrusive light lrom outdoor lighting installations. Third Draft ... IAU/ICSU/ UNESCO Meeting, 30 June-2 July, ... De Club van Rome [The club of Rome].

Title:Road Lighting for Safety
Author:D. A. Schreuder
Publisher:Thomas Telford - 1998-01-01


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