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Guide to Traffic Management Part 13: Road Environment Safety

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Publication no: AGTM13-09 Pages: 51

The Austroads Guide to Traffic Management has 13 parts and provides comprehensive coverage of traffic management guidance for practitioners involved in traffic engineering, road design, town planning and road safety. Part 13 of the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management is concerned with Road Environment Safety. It details traffic management practices under the Safe System philosophy. The guide emphasises the need for the road system to provide an environment which assists road users to behave effectively and safely. It considers the role of traffic management in influencing road user behaviour. Part 13 outlines basic human factors as related to users of the road and traffic environment, and how these can be influenced by road design and traffic management practice.


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