Driver awareness of highway sites with high skid accident potential
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Driver awareness of highway sites with high skid accident potential by Fred R. Hanscom

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Published by available through the National Technical Information Service in Washington : Federal Highway Administration, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementFred R. Hanscom
SeriesReport - Federal Highway Administration ; no. FHWA-RD-74-66
ContributionsBioTechnology, Inc
The Physical Object
Pagination xi, 180, [24] p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25530667M

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