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CTBSSP Research Results Digest 9: Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program: A Status Report 2012

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Research Results Digest 9: A Status Report describes the progress and status of the Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP). CTBSSP is a cooperative research program sponsored by the ...

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NCHRP Report 707: Guidelines on the Use of Auxiliary Through Lanes at Signalized Intersections

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 707: Guidelines on the Use of Auxiliary Through Lanes at Signalized Intersections provides guidelines to help in the justification, design, and analysis of auxiliary through lanes (ATLs) at signalized intersections.

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CTBSSP Synthesis 20: Potential Safety Benefits of Motor Carrier Operational Efficiencies

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 20: Potential Safety Benefits of Motor Carrier Operational Efficiencies addresses risk avoidance strategies and highlights their use and perceived safety effects. The report is designed to assist motor carriers in ...

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TCRP Synthesis 93: Practices to Protect Bus Operators from Passenger Assault

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 93: Practices to Protect Bus Operators from Passenger Assault highlights practices and policies implemented by transit agencies to deter and mitigate assaults on bus operators. ...

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ACRP Synthesis 29: Ramp Safety Practices

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 29: Ramp Safety Practices addresses the current state of ground handling practices, focusing on safety measures and training.

Issues addressed in the report include ramp safety operations, staff roles and responsibilities, safety ...

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TCRP Report 149: Improving Safety-Related Rules Compliance in the Public Transportation Industry

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 149: Improving Safety-Related Rules Compliance in the Public Transportation Industry identifies potential best practices for all of the elements of a comprehensive approach to safety-related rules compliance.

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ACRP Synthesis 28: Investigating Safety Impacts of Energy Technologies on Airports and Aviation

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 28: Investigating Safety Impacts of Energy Technologies on Airports and Aviation explores physical, visual, and communications systems interference impacts from energy technologies on airports and aviation safety.

The energy technologies that are ...

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The Effects of Commuting on Pilot Fatigue

Nearly everyone experiences fatigue, but some professions--such as aviation, medicine and the military--demand alert, precise, rapid, and well-informed decision making and communication with little margin for error. The potential for fatigue to negatively affect human performance is well established. Concern ...

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NCHRP Report 705: Evaluation of Safety Strategies at Signalized Intersections

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 705: Evaluation of Safety Strategies at Signalized Intersections explores crash modification factors (CMFs) for safety strategies at signalized intersections. CMFs are a tool for quickly estimating the impact of safety improvements. ...

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SHRP 2 Report S2-L10-RR-1: Feasibility of Using In-Vehicle Video Data to Explore How to Modify Driver Behavior That Causes Nonrecurring Congestion

TRB's second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Report S2-L10-RR-1: Feasibility of Using In-Vehicle Video Data to Explore How to Modify Driver Behavior That Causes Nonrecurring Congestion presents findings on the feasibility of using existing in-vehicle data sets, collected in ...

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