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The human factors of transport signs

Author: Cándida Castro; Tim Horberry
Publisher: Boca Raton [Fla.] : CRC Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Human Factors of Transport Signs is an easily-accessible information source for professionals who design these signs.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cándida Castro; Tim Horberry
ISBN: 0415310865 9780415310864
OCLC Number: 53951713
Description: 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. An introduction to transport signs and an overview of this book --
2. History of traffic signs --
3. Design of traffic signs --
4. The effectiveness of transport signs --
5. Considerations in evaluation and design of roadway signage from the perspective of driver attentional allocation --
6. Railway signage --
7. Aiport signing: Movement area guidance signs --
8. The aging eye and transport signs --
9. Motivational aspects of traffic signs --
10. Cross-cultural uniformity and differences in roadway signs, evaluation techniques, and liabilities --
11. Comprehension of signs: Driver demographic and traffic safety characteristics --
12. Specific design parameters: VMS part I --
13. Some critical remarks on a new traffic system: VMS part II --
14. A sign of the future I: Intelligent transport systems --
15. A sign of the future II: Human factors --
16. Author reflections on the human factors of transport signs.
Responsibility: edited by Cándida Castro, Tim Horberry.
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