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The Changeable-message concept of traffic control

The Changeable-message concept of traffic control

report of a conference held July 15-16, 1971.

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Published by Highway Research Board, National Research Council in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic signs and signals.,
  • Electronic traffic controls.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesHRB special report 129, Special report (National Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board) ;, 129.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE370 .C47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5302973M
    ISBN 100309020530
    LC Control Number72085156

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