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Assessment of existing and alternative traffic control devices in Texas border areas

Assessment of existing and alternative traffic control devices in Texas border areas

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Published by Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University System, Available through the National Technical Information Service in College Station, Tex, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexican-American Border Region.,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Traffic signs and signals -- Mexican-American Border Region.,
    • Traffic signs and signals -- Texas.,
    • Motor vehicle drivers -- Mexican-American Border Region.,
    • Comprehension.,
    • Bilingualism -- Mexican-American Border Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Dale L. Picha ... [et al.].
      SeriesResearch report ;, 1274-2, Research report (Austin, Tex.) ;, 1274-2.
      ContributionsPicha, Dale L., Texas. Dept. of Transportation. Office of Research and Technology Transfer., Texas Transportation Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE203 .T43 no. 1274-2, TE228 .T43 no. 1274-2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 75 p. :
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL107280M
      LC Control Number99225310
      OCLC/WorldCa39859743

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Assessment of existing and alternative traffic control devices in Texas border areas Download PDF EPUB FB2

ASSESSMENT OF EXISTING AND ALTERNATIVE TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES IN TEXAS BORDER AREAS 7. Author(s) Da1e L. Picha, H. Gene Hawkins, Ana K. Vizcarra, and Rachel A.

Donovan 9. Perfonning Organization Name and Address Texas Transportation Institute The Texas A&M University System College Station, Texas Sponsoring Agency. Assessment of existing and alternative traffic control devices in Texas border areas. College Station, Tex.: Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A & M University System ; [Springfield, Va.: Available through the National Technical Information Service, ].

Author/Presenter: Picha, Dale L.; Hawkins, H. Gene, Jr., Lopez, Carlos ct: This report describes the research activities during the second year of a three-year project conducted for the Texas Department of Transportation to identify, evaluate, and recommend traffic control devices in Texas border areas with Mexico.

This second year, referred to as Phase II. Assessment of Existing and Alternative Traffic Control Devices in Texas Border Areas: TRB Evaluation of Potential Traffic Signal Warrant Considerations: August Assessment of Existing and Alternative Traffic Control Devices in Texas Border Areas: February effectiveness of traffic control devices used in these areas.

This report describes the results from the first year of a three-year research project on the use of traffic control devices in Texas border areas.

The first year was devoted to information gathering and an assessment of traffic control device understanding among. Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD) - Revision 2.

The Texas Transportation Commission approved the minute order adopting Revision 2 of the TMUTCD on Sept. 18, The revised manual became effective on Oct.

9, Another characteristic is the large number of drivers from Mexico. These two factors may limit the ability of border area drivers to understand traffic control devices. The research study was conducted to determine how well drivers from Mexico understand 33 of the more significant traffic control devices used in the United States and Texas.

The Mexican border areas of Texas possess many unique characteristics that are not present in other parts of the state. One of the most obvious is the prevalence of Spanish as the primary language. Another characteristic is the large number of drivers from Mexico. These two factors may limit the ability of border area drivers to understand traffic control devices.

The traffic-control device must conform to the manual and specifications adopted under Section (c) A local authority may not place or maintain a traffic-control device on a highway under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Transportation without that department's permission, except as authorized under Section Sec.

TRAFFIC CONTROL. In this subtitle: (1) "Official traffic-control device" means a sign, signal, marking, or device that is: (A) consistent with this subtitle; (B) placed or erected by a public body or officer having jurisdiction; and (C) used to regulate, warn, or guide traffic.

residential street systems. The failure of existing local street systems, and the street's physical design, to provide livability and safety associated with the residential environment, can be seen in the application of traffic management strategies and control devices used by local authorities to mitigate these problems.

Disregard Traffic Control Device Law In Texas. The law on disregarding traffic control devices in Texas is as follows: Sec.

COMPLIANCE WITH TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICE. (a) The operator of a vehicle or streetcar shall comply with an applicable official traffic-control device placed as provided by this subtitle unless the person is.

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Traffic signs or road signs are signs erected at the side of or above roads to give instructions or provide information to road users.

The earliest signs were simple wooden or stone milestones. Later, signs with directional arms were introduced, for example, the fingerposts in the United Kingdom and their wooden counterparts in Saxony.

With traffic volumes increasing since the. Get this from a library. Traffic control devices in Texas border areas: summary of research and recommendations.

[H Gene Hawkins; Texas. Department of Transportation. Office of Research and Technology Transfer,; Texas Transportation Institute,; United States.

Federal Highway Administration.]. Details, the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, and any other applicable laws or regulations. By requesting that staff accept my certification of compliance, I am assuming responsibility for understanding those regulations and am voluntarily foregoing a level of staff review that could identify potential deficiencies in.

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Chapter 1: Introduction Anchor: #i Section 1: Overview Anchor: #i Introduction. The Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (Texas MUTCD) establishes the basic guidelines for the design and placement of freeway guide signing and frontage road signing.

However, the Texas MUTCD permits variation in the design and placement of these signs. Up River Road in Corpus Christi, Texas (site). This plan is designed to protect personnel on the control devices in the project work areas are illustrated on Figures 1 through 6 below.

Figure 1 – Primary Traffic Routes from I • All traffic control devices that are not applicable at any specific time shall be covered or removed.The Texas Transportation Commission shall adopt a manual and specifications for a uniform system of traffic-control devices consistent with this chapter that correlates with and to the extent possible conforms to the system approved by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.

Acts74th Leg., ch.§ 1. PDF Version in English [ KB] and Spanish [ MB] August Introduction This field guide provides field personnel with introductory guidance on installation and removal methods for temporary traffic control (TTC) zones.

Proper setup and operation of temporary traffic control zones improves the safety of those working near traffic and is of the utmost [ ].