Weather has broad and significant effects on the roadway environment. Snow, rain, fog, ice, freezing rain, and other weather conditions can impair the ability of drivers to operate their vehicles safely, significantly reduce roadway capacity, and dramatically increase travel times. Multiple roadway activities, from roadway maintenance and construction to shipping, transit, and police operations, are directly affected by inclement weather. Some road weather information is available to users currently, however a ...

Where the Weather Meets the Road: A Research Agenda for Improving Road Weather Services 2004, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780309091367

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