Use of safety intrusion alarms in work zones
New York DOT compared three models of intrusion alarm during a series of demonstrations and field evaluations across the state in the summer of 1994. Errant vehicles set off the intrusion alarms several times during the field evaluations. None of the vehicles entered the work area.
“The field evaluations showed that the alarms worked,” says Frank Pezze, a civil engineer with New York DOT. He adds that the alarms also made the crews aware of just how many near-misses occur.
Work crews liked the three models of the intrusion al
Where Documented: Case study titled "New York State Finds Intrusion Alarm a Potential Life-Saver"
Topics: Intelligent Transportation Systems; Intrusion Alarms