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Host Bob Felt speaks with Dr. Gene Hawkins who serves as chair of the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD). Dr. Hawkins covers the process involved in reviewing ideas and recommending additions, changes, and/or deletions for the FHWA Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) publication which is used as guidance document for constructing and improving all roads open to public travel. The conversation also covers facts surrounding green STOP signs?
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119 - TraffiCalm Wrong Way Signs: They Are Not Just A Pretty Red Light Around A Sign...
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118 - Safety: Priority #1 in Work Zones with Century Engineering's Bret Martine
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117 - Driver Feedback Signs for slowing down boaters? Brad Berner of TS&L in Florida speaks with host Bob Felt and elaborates.
In this episode, TraffiCalm Network host Bob Felt in interviews Brad Berner - VP from Transportation Solution and Lighting in Boca Raton, Florida. Brad explains how they serve customers from concept to implementation as well as some unique projects that include the Florida Keys.
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