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Date: October 2013
This video provides a simulated in-vehicle view of navigating through a Restricted-Crossover U-Turn (RCUT) intersection from a driver’s perspective when approaching from the minor roadway. Viewers will see route signs along the sides of major and minor roads, vehicle speed, and traffic from behind in the rear view and side view mirrors, which illustrates the multiple conflicts/challenges that a driver must face during acceleration, weaving, and deceleration. NOTE: this animation is for illustrative purposes only. The Traffic Control Devices and geometric design details would differ for a completed intersection. The use of acceleration lanes is also recommended under certain traffic conditions.
Topics: research, safety, human centered systems
Keywords: research, safety, human centered systems, human factors
TRT Terms: research, safety, Persons and personal characteristics, Human characteristics, Human factors