Traffic control devices, 1983
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Published by National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Traffic signs and signals.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementTransportation Research Board.
SeriesTransportation research record ;, 926
ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
LC ClassificationsTE7 .H5 no. 926, TE228 .H5 no. 926
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2842942M
ISBN 100309036151
LC Control Number84004883

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