Research initiatives to improve the visibility and hence safety of road workers at night-time
Wood, Joanne M. & King, Mark J. (2010) Research initiatives to improve the visibility and hence safety of road workers at night-time. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 21(2), pp. 23-24.
Research has demonstrated the benefits that clothing incorporating retroreflective markers can provide in significantly improving visibility and reducing accidents, especially at night. Adding biomotion markings to standard vests can enhance the night-time conspicuity of roadway workers by capitalizing on perceptual capabilities.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Pedestrian accidents, Reflective materials, Road construction workers Safety measures , Roads, Protection, Australia, Automobile driving at night|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Australasian College of Road Safety|
|Deposited On:||13 Aug 2012 09:37|
|Last Modified:||13 Jun 2013 01:06|
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