Mobile Barrier Trailer: Analysis of an Emerging Workzone Protection SystemAuthor/Presenter: Hallowell, Matthew R.; Protzman, J. Brent; Molenaar, Keith R.
Within the construction industry, the highway sector is particularly dangerous. Despite the fact that highway work zone safety has received significant attention from the research community, injury rates continue to climb due to increasing nighttime work under traffic. This article describes a study of the attributes and potential impacts of a mobile barrier trailer, an innovative technology designed for use in highway work zones.
Publication Date: October 2010
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Publication Types: Reports, Papers, and Research Articles
Topics: Crash Analysis; Crash Causes; Night; Temporary Barriers; Temporary Traffic Control; Work Zone Safety; Worker Safety