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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Offices of Research and Development, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Pedestrians.,
  • Traffic signs and signals.,
  • Roads -- Interchanges and intersections.

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StatementRoger G. Petzold ... [et al.] ; BioTechnology, Inc.
ContributionsPetzold, Roger G., United States. Federal Highway Administration., Biotechnology, inc.
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Open LibraryOL17818288M

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