BP6

Softening the Highway Infrastructure

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Good Practice files that have been added to this webpage at the last update (May 2010) are highlighted in the ‘Date Added’ column below.



GREEN / YES
= Proposed as Good Practice

RED / POTENTIAL = Potential as Good Practice in Next 5 Years

BLUE / LONG TERM POTENTIAL
= Emerging technology which could represent good practice in the long term

 

Project Reference / Title

Summary

Country of Origin

Date Added

BP6 001
Frangible Street Furniture

Frangible street furniture is designed to absorb impact upon collision to prevent injuries to vehicle occupants.

World

MAR 2009

BP6 002
Kensington High Street, London

A de-cluttering scheme designed to reduce hazards and improve the road environment.

UK

MAY 2010 (revised)

BP6 003
Shared Space Schemes

A traffic engineering approach which seeks to remove signs and other non-essential street furniture and establish ‘priority by negotiation’ between road users.

World

MAR 2009

BP6 004
Motorcycle Friendly Crash Barriers

The installation of barriers designed to prevent severe injury to riders suffering an impact on high speed routes.

World

MAR 2009

BP6 005
Biker Mate

An energy absorbing cushion which fits around sign posts and other street-furniture to reduce the energy transfer to a motorcyclist striking the protected object.

UK

MAY 2010