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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-10-043
Date: September 2010

Effects of Yellow Rectangular Rapid-Flashing Beacons on Yielding at Multilane Uncontrolled Crosswalks


This research is sponsored by the FHWA as part of the Evaluation of Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Engineering Countermeasures Project. The project is under the direction of Ann Do of FHWA. The research was performed at Western Michigan University. The contents of this report reflect the views of the authors who are responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or polices of FHWA. The authors appreciate the efforts of the volunteer reviewers of the documents prepared from this research in assisting us to create a superior product. The authors also recognize the reviews and feedback provided by those within FHWA including Scott Wainwright and others unnamed. The authors would like to acknowledge Mike Fredericks of St. Petersburg, FL, for assistance in conducting these studies.

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