ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND PREVENTION, vol.45, pp.131-141, 2012 (SSCI)
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ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND PREVENTION
Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
Traffic safety, Traffic signs, Comprehension, Survey analysis, Vienna convention, Familiarity, FEATURES, SYMBOL
Middle East Technical University Affiliated:
Traffic signs are commonly used traffic safety tools, mainly developed to provide crucial information in a short time to support safe drive; but the success depends on their comprehensibility by the drivers. Also, a sudden change in the traditionally used and accepted signs can cause significant safety problem, as in the case of cancellation of red oblique bars in 2004 as a part of the European Union Harmonization Process of Turkey.