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From cornering to saving lives


Originally invented to improve cornering techniques in race driving, speed traps contribute to road safety. Robert Wynands introduces us to tools of traffic metrology.

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  1. Wynands, R. et al. Metrologia 57, 025012 (2020).

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  2. Global Status Report on Road Safety (World Health Organization, 2018);

  3. Speed Management (OECD Publishing, 2006);

  4. Nilsson, G. Traffic Safety Dimensions and the Power Model to Describe the Effect of Speed on Safety, PhD thesis, Lund Institute of Technology (2004);

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Wynands, R. From cornering to saving lives. Nat. Phys. 19, 1374 (2023).

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