Evaluation of Motorcyclists and Biker’s Safety on Wet Pavement Markings

For this project, there will be multiple different field tests of the pavement markings to determine the safety evaluation. There will first be a qualitative bike and motorcyclist rider evaluation survey to determine the slippage of marked roadways under different conditions. The same locations will also be tested using a British Pendulum Tester (BPT) to collect quantitative data. The qualitative and quantitative data will then be compared using field data. Square one-foot slabs will also be tested in the laboratory using the BPT. Each of the tests for the qualitative and quantitative data will be evaluated under different degradations of the pavement markings as well as different surface conditions (dry, wet, and ice). The degradations will be evaluated in the field to find different levels while the laboratory testing will use a wheel abrasion tester to degrade the markings to different levels.

    Language

    • English

    Project

    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $40000
    • Contract Numbers:

      DTRT13-G-UTC40

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium

      University of Washington
      More Hall Room 112
      Seattle, WA  United States  98195-2700

      Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

      University Transportation Centers Program
      Department of Transportation
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Managing Organizations:

      Washington State University, Pullman

      Civil & Environmental Engineering Department
      PO Box 642910
      Pullman, WA  United States  99164-2910
    • Project Managers:

      Nassiri, Somayeh

    • Performing Organizations:

      Washington State University, Pullman

      Civil & Environmental Engineering Department
      PO Box 642910
      Pullman, WA  United States  99164-2910
    • Principal Investigators:

      Nassiri, Somayeh

    • Start Date: 20161215
    • Expected Completion Date: 20180131
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • USDOT Program: University Transportation Centers
    • Subprogram: Research

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01632301
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium
    • Contract Numbers: DTRT13-G-UTC40
    • Files: UTC, RiP
    • Created Date: Apr 13 2017 5:29PM