Sight distance – types of sight distance (update)

I recently posted some notes on how many different types of sight distance there seem to be (see here). A look at some geometric design standards from France has identified some more. The following table is an update of the previous one, with the addition of some examples from France and an indication of which countries the examples come from:

sight distance 02

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Robert Bartlett is an international consultant with over 30 years of professional experience as a highway and traffic engineer with leading companies and organisations in several countries, including Germany, China (Hong Kong), Qatar and the UK. Specialised in urban studies, transport and the use of GIS, research has included new ideas on subjects such as the study of social justice using GIS, the dimensions of vehicles, and comparative geometrics (highways and transport).
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