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Across median accident study a comprehensive study of traffic accidents involving errant vehicles which cross the median divider strips on North Carolina interstate highways by

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Published by The Unit in [Raleigh, NC .
Written in English



  • North Carolina.,
  • North Carolina


  • Traffic accidents -- North Carolina.,
  • Traffic accidents -- North Carolina -- Statistics.,
  • Traffic accidents -- Research -- North Carolina.,
  • Traffic safety -- North Carolina.

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Statementprepared by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, Traffic Engineering Branch, Traffic Safety Systems Management Unit.
ContributionsNorth Carolina. Traffic Engineering Branch. Traffic SafetySystems Management Unit.
LC ClassificationsHE5614.3.N6 A33 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1238769M
LC Control Number94620006

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