Mobility and Safety Impacts of Winter Storm Events in a Freeway Environment Final Report, February 2000

(2000) Mobility and Safety Impacts of Winter Storm Events in a Freeway Environment Final Report, February 2000. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

Several factors influence a driver’s decision to travel, choice of vehicle speed, and the safety of a particular trip. These factors include, among others, the trip purpose, time of day, traffic volumes, weather and roadway conditions, and the range of vehicle speeds on the roadway. The main goal of the research project summarized in this report was the investigation of winter storm event impacts on the volume, safety, and speed characteristics of interstate traffic flow.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Winter Storm, Highway, Safety, Transportation.
Subjects: Transportation > Research
Transportation > Roads and highways
Natural Disasters > Winter Storm
Transportation
ID Code: 11693
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 06 Dec 2011 15:32
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2011 15:32
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/11693

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