AITPM Forum: Myth-placed traffic engineering

Date: Thursday, 21 September 2017
Time:  Event starts at 5.30 pm sharp. Complimentary food and drinks will be served from 5 pm.
Venue: Level 5 Theatrette, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
Speakers:  Rob Morgan, Andrew O’Brien and Mark O’Brien

Surely Stop signs are safer than Give Way signs? What about left turn slip lanes vs. no slip lane? Or school speed zones? What makes a roundabout design safe? Much of what is done in the name of good traffic engineering or improved road safety could best be described as ‘Articles of Mis-placed Faith’: methods we’ve always used without question; myths that have little factual basis; or currently fashionable ideas. So why are many previous lessons forgotten and facts lost?

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