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Event Reports as Rumble Strips
Image of a rumble strip at the side of a road.
- Both can help increase safety by revealing danger
- Neither is reliably quantitative
- Both may create some unwanted noise in the environment
How do you help a drowsy or distracted driver avoid crashing? One strategy is to install rumble strips on the roadway shoulders. The sound and vibration can wake a sleeping driver-giving him or her time to regain control of the vehicle.
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