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Title: EMERGENCY-VEHICLE WARNING LIGHTS - STATE OF THE ART
Author(s): G L HOWETT; K L KELLY; E T PIERCE
Corporate Author: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 300
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-3460
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: INFORMATION IS PRESENTED CONCERNING ALL ASPECTS OF EMERGENCY VEHICLE WARNING LIGHTS (EVWL'S).
Abstract: BACKGROUND INFORMATION INCLUDES A DISCUSSION OF THE NON-UNIFORMITY OF STATE EVWL LAWS, AN ENUMERATION OF THE FACTORS RELEVANT TO THE CHOICE OF AN EVWL CONFIGURATION, AND A LIST OF MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS. A BACKGROUND IS GIVEN ON PERCEPTION OF EVWL SIGNALS, AND PERCEPTUAL FACTORS AFFECTING SIGNAL CONSPICUITY ARE DISCUSSED. PHYSICAL MEASUREMENTS ON EVWL UNITS ARE DESCRIBED. A GLOSSARY IS PROVIDED TO AID IN THE UNDERSTANDING OF TECHNICAL LITERATURE.
Index Term(s): Emergency vehicles; Vehicle equipment
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