Geometric Design for Trucks: When, Where and How?
- Publication no: AP-R211-02
- ISBN: 0 85588 632 3
- Published: 7 November 2002
While truck tracking characteristics are a primary consideration for intersection geometry and curve widening practices, most road geometric design standards, particularly alignment design standards, are based on the performance characteristics of passenger cars and car drivers. With the number of commercial vehicles on our roads predicted to continue increasing it is relevant to ask the question: At
- GEOMETRIC DESIGN FOR TRUCKS â€” WHEN, WHERE AND HOW?
- 1. INTRODUCTION
- 2. PROJECT METHODOLOGY
- 3. DESIGN VEHICLE
- 4. DESIGN ELEMENTS
- 5. TRUCK-BASED DESIGN VALUES
- 6. WHEN TO APPLY TRUCK-BASED STANDARDS
- 7. REFERENCES
- INFORMATION RETRIEVAL
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