n IMIESA - The challenge of four-way stops : city transport
|Article Title||The challenge of four-way stops : city transport|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Author||John D. Sampson|
|Publication Date||Oct 2005|
|Pages||34 - 35|
Extracted from text ... 34 - IMIESA OCTOBER 2005 CITY TRANSPORT The challenge of four-way stops by John D Sampson, Pr Eng, PhD In certain areas, traffic authorities have found it necessary to erect stop signs at all approaches to an intersection, resulting in the four-way (all-way) stop. Various reasons for the introduction of all-way stops are cited, including a high rate of accidents and/or predicted incidents and speed management (traffic calming). In many instances, public pressure brought to bear on the local authority also results in the erection of all-way stops. In general, the professional traffic engineering fraternity does not ..
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