Construction equipment related accidents, such as collisions between equipment and pedestrian workers, pose a major challenge to occupational safety at construction sites. Decrement of operators' … [Read more...] about Evaluating the Impact of Mental Fatigue on Construction Equipment Operators’ Ability to Detect Hazards Using Wearable Eye-Tracking Technology
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Mobile road works on highway hard shoulder lanes are usually protected against on-coming traffic by protective vehicles equipped with a mobile warning trailer. The service staff operating the … [Read more...] about aFAS – How to Get a Driverless Prototype on the Road?
The national Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) does not prohibit the use of a pilot vehicle in conjunction with portable traffic control signals (PTCSs), but it does require that a … [Read more...] about Field Evaluation of Pilot Vehicles and Portable Traffic Control Signals With and Without a Flagger
This article highlights the potential challenges of safely protecting work operations with shadow vehicles on high-speed facilities serving significant numbers of large trucks. It illustrates the … [Read more...] about Shadow Stretching: New Attenuator Research Adjusts to Heavier Traffic
A portable traffic signal (PTS) system is a traffic control device designed to facilitate the movement of one-way traffic at work zones where there is a temporary lane closure. The 2009 edition of the … [Read more...] about Model Development for Use of Portable Traffic Signals in Conjunction with Pilot Car Operations at Two-Lane, Two-Way Rural Highway Work Zones
A portable traffic signal (PTS) system is designed to move traffic through two-way rural highway work zones with one lane open to traffic. The primary objective of this study was to evaluate the use … [Read more...] about Portable Traffic Signals in Conjunction with Pilot Car Operations at Two-Lane, Two-Way Rural Highway Work Zones