How to divert flows to prevent pileups?
An accident or a vehicle breakdown on one lane of a multi-lane road can quickly result in a further accident.
- Avoid any further accident and divert traffic
- Signal an accident quickly and automatically
- Protect staff responding to the accident
- Divert traffic in order to avoid the trap effect
Signal the accident:
By setting up lane restriction signs in accordance with the legislation in force ; a minimum of 4 signs warning of the danger, a lane restriction and the distance before this restriction, a speed limitation, a set of remote controlled signs.
On the road by setting up automatic lane closure barriers, consisting of a minimum of 4 remote controlled barriers neutralizing either the fast or the slow lane.
|Automatic lane closure barriers|
Inform road users:
Ahead of the incident by setting up variable message signs (VMS) capable of displaying both text and symbols, indicating available diversion routes.
|Variable message signs|