Tag: CAPS

  • November 11th, 2019

This document contains examples of water buildup locations on mileposted and non-mileposted roadways. While these examples may be used by some statewide agencies (e.g., ALEA and ALDOT) to address potential problems that could either be fixed or mitigated by enforcement, they also have value in training of local agencies. This training should include instruction on […]

  • October 14th, 2019

The goal of this report is the improvement of traffic safety by mitigating young-driver (aged 16-20) risk-taking. We recognize that there is a wide range of problematic risky behaviors in addition to, or separate from, risk-taking while driving. A significant number of young people are identified and in need of direct help to address serious […]

  • August 14th, 2019

This PowerPoint presents a model of data integration of geo-located weather and roadway data for decision making with the US Department of Transportation, the National Weather Service, and end- users who need integrated data for better roadway weather decision making. The application of this Roadway Weather Data Implementation (RWDI) in Alabama and Georgia serves as […]

  • July 1st, 2019

Green. Yellow. Red. Go. Slow. Stop. Simple instructions commanded by a seemingly simple machine – the traffic light. The technology is as old as the Industrial Revolution, with the first light, two gas-powered flames, controlling traffic in London in 1868. They have improved since, of course. The current three-light system and electricity came in the […]