A preliminary field evaluation of ultraviolet-activated fluorescent roadway delineation

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  • Road markings -- Technological innovations -- United States.,
  • Motor vehicles -- Lighting -- Technological innovations -- United States.,
  • Automobile driving at night -- Safety measures -- Technological innovations -- United States.

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Other titlesPreliminary field evaluation of ultraviolet activated fluorescent roadway delineation., Public roads.
Statementby Karen R. Mabach ... [et al.].
ContributionsMabach, Karen R., United States. Federal Highway Administration.
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Pagination7 p.
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Open LibraryOL15485320M

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