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    Introduction Legally pedestrians in the United States always have the “right of way” when interacting with vehicle traffic, and therefore factors like location should not impact pedestrian safety. We wanted to observe if there are any location-based norms of pedestrian-driver interactions and assess whether these differences suggest different allocations of road sharing between pedestrians and drivers. A 2005 paper by Kameda, Takezawa, and Hastie, examines an adaptationist approach to social norms of communal sharing. Our study expands upon this approach by observing how decisions about resource allocations are made in real-world situations. Crosswalks without traffic lights present an uncertain resource allocation scenario. While vehicles…

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    Alberta. Transportation Association Canada (TAC) maintains and develops national guidelines for roads and transportation matters. The width of residential streets listed in TAC’s guidelines is slightly higher than the ESS. However, roadway standards are determined by local jurisdictions based on local conditions. The intent of residential streets is to provide access to adjacent properties and to maintain low traffic speed. It is common for municipalities to use a narrow pavement…

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    Road Rage Essay

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    Brianna Rysavy 5/23/2016 Aggressive Driving/Road Rage Paper Aggressive driving has been a problem on our roadways for a while, and it seems to only be getting worse. Incidents of screaming, rude gestures, and sometimes even violence are reported frequently on the road and have come up with the name: road rage. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defines road rage as when a driver "commits moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property; an assault with a motor…

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    3 Types Of Drivers Essay

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    The three type or drivers are the safe drivers, the moderately safe drivers, and the dreaded and completely unsafe drivers. People like to think that they are good drivers but the truth is that there are way more people who are unsafe than there are safe. It is a proven fact based off of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that men are more likely to be involved in a fatal car crash than women. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports also show that…

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    trip? We have used Auto Europe in the past and they have been very reliable and offered great service. Take a look around on the streets and you will see that most cars have at least a mark or small dent on them, make sure you have good insurance coverage. Credit card coverage, when you rent, only covers so much so it 's wise to double check your policy and make sure your properly covered. You may also need to acquire an international drivers licence depending on what country you are coming…

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    Now pedestrians and cyclist would for the most part be separated from the mainstream traffic. This was expected to increase pedestrian traffic which is another crucial piece to the safety of the area. With more people around, there are more witnesses and a lower chance of crime occurring on the bridge. Overall, the implementation of the third bridge would make the area a more safe and better place. All of the bridges come together to accomplish the goals of better routes for emergency vehicles…

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    Title: Reasons You May Be Stopped for a DUI When it comes to defending yourself against a DUI, the best defense is the “no driving” defense. For you to be convicted, the officer has to prove that you were actually driving the vehicle. If you were unlucky enough to be caught at the wheel, then there are other ways to defend against these charges. Reasons Why You May Be Stopped for a DUI While it is impossible for a police officer to know that you are drinking beforehand, there are some signs…

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    Lala Land Film Analysis

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    Lala Land, a place is out of touch with reality and full of fantasy at first glance. Do everyone possess a Lala Land in their own heart? The story started by a traffic jam on a Los Angeles highway. Mia Dolan, an aspiring actress, was rushing for her drama audition. Meanwhile, Sebastian Wilder was enjoying his favorite jazz music in the convertible. They ran into each other and had a road rage. That night, Mia overheard a passionate jazz improvisation played by Sebastian when she passed by…

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    Imagine a street that no longer needs traffic lights or traffic signs. A public space that allows both automobiles and pedestrians alike to share the road. Children laugh and play in the street, pedestrians cross where they please, and cars and bikes safely drive through to their destination (Hockenos). Although this street will not work in all instances it can and has been implemented before. In the Netherlands, a shared public space like this one is called a woonerf (Biddulph). This type of…

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    Script Title: 5 Most Dangerous Roads To Drive On Whether riding in the backseat of a limousine or the driver’s seat of a Fiat, we all travel on the same roads and we all face the same dangers on them. Of course, some roads are more dangerous than others. While most roads we drive on on a daily basis are nicely paved and carefully laid out, there are some roads that would be more suited to the hooves of a mountain goat than to the wheels of a car. With potholes aplenty, a plethora of dangerous…

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