In Texas, commercial vehicle safety is increasing in priority due to the rising volume of truck traffic and the disproportionate percentage of crashes and fatalities involving large trucks. One particular safety issue is the visibility of signing and pavement markings at night from a commercial vehicle driver's perspective. Through a nighttime controlled field study, the relationship between vehicle type (passenger car versus commercial vehicle) and sign/pavement marking material was evaluated in terms of the legibility distance of signs and the end detection distance of pavement markings. Additional research issues included investigations among sign type (guide, destination, and speed limit) and age (young, middle-aged, and old).ITY FROM THE September 2002 PERSPECTIVE OF COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVERS 6- PAc\-fAdl-miaquot;an Orsaniwion Code 8. ... Author(s) Report 4269-1 Melisa D. Finley, Paul J. Carlson, Nada D. Trout, and Debbie L. Jasek 9. ... priority due to the rising volume of truck traffic and the disproportionate percentage of crashes and fatalities involving large trucks. ... This document is available to the public through NTIS: National Technical Information Service 5285 Port Royal Road Springfieldanbsp;...
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