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dc.contributor.authorMoore, D. W.en
dc.contributorRumar, K.en
dc.date.accessioned2007-02-13T16:22:20Z
dc.date.available2007-02-13T16:22:20Z
dc.date.issued1999
dc.identifier92576en
dc.identifier.otherUMTRI-99-31en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/49403
dc.description.abstractThis report presents a historical account of the development of rear lighting systems. The account is based partly on a comprehensive review of the available documented sources. Various details of both technical developments and lighting standards are covered. Then the rear end crash situation is discussed. It is noted that rear end crashes constitute a large and increasing problem in present road traffic. This is followed by an analysis of the various functions of rear signaling systems and the extent to which the present rear lamps accomplish those functions. In the final section, the tasks of the driver in car-following situations are discussed, followed by a listing of possible changes to rear signaling systems that could enhance the safety of road transportation. (The report contains 191 references.)en
dc.description.sponsorshipMichigan University, Ann Arbor, Industry Affiliation Program for Human Factors in Transportation Safetyen
dc.format190 ref. diags. figs. tablesen
dc.format.extent87en
dc.format.extent518965 bytes
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.languageEnglishen
dc.publisherUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Transportation Research Instituteen
dc.subject.otherRear Lighting Systemsen
dc.subject.otherAccident Causation/ Accident Patternsen
dc.subject.otherHistorical Methodsen
dc.subject.otherAutomobile Designen
dc.titleHistorical development and current effectiveness of rear lighting systemsen
dc.typeTechnical Reporten_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevelTransportation
dc.subject.hlbtoplevelEngineering
dc.description.bitstreamurlhttp://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/49403/1/UMTRI-99-31.pdfen_US
dc.owningcollnameTransportation Research Institute (UMTRI)


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