• Traffic Control The Need For Change
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    Traffic Control: The Need For Change As the population of the United States dramatically increases and the number of vehicles on the nation's roads and highways skyrockets, new methods of traffic control and organization have become necessary, by utilizing new methods of transportation or by revising the current system. In the past 15 years, the number of vehicles on American roads has increased 41. 9%, the number of licensed drivers has increased 29. 3%, but the size of the general population h...
  • Solutions For Air Pollution Caused By Traffic Jams
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    Solutions For Air Pollution Caused By Traffic Jams Atmospheric pollution is called one of the greatest environmental dangers of today s industrialized world and traffic jams are a major air pollutant factor caused by a tremendous amount of gasoline engines (Dolan 4). From dawn until dusk, the sound of gentle people is lost beneath the roar of car engines, tires screeching, and horns blaring under the gray sky of Bangkok (Bruning 61). Bangkok s reputation is known as being the world s most traffi...
  • Dwb Driving While Black A Police Abuse Of Power
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    I. INTRODUCTION "Let me make this very clear. The Maryland State police has not, does not, nor will it ever condone the use of race-based profiling" in determining which cars to stop on the highway. 1 Chief State Trooper Colonel David Mitchell issued this statement in response to a lawsuit filed against the Maryland State Troopers. The suit was filed on behalf of African-American motorists who alleged that these officers had engaged in a practice of targeting black motorists for traffic stops al...
  • Driving In India Indian Road
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    Driving in India Traveling in India is an almost hallucinatory mixture of sound and sight. It is frequently heart-rending, sometimes hilarious, mostly exhilarating, always unforgettable - and, when you are on the roads, extremely dangerous. Most Indian road users observe a version of the Highway Code based on some ancient text or on the position of the moon. In general the 12 rules of the Indian road code are: ARTICLE I The assumption of immortality is required of all road users. ARTICLE II The ...
  • Racial Targeting Profiling Traffic Police
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    Cory Lewis English 50 Racial Targeting and Profiling The practice of targeting individuals for police investigation based on their race alone in the last few years has been an increasingly prominent issue in American society. Numerous magazines, newspapers, and journals have explored the issue of race-motivated police actions. Recently, the ABA Journal did a study of New Jersey and Pennsylvania traffic stops from 1998 to 2001, concluding that black drivers were more likely to be pulled over and ...
  • Children Play Parents Beach
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    By increasing public space in this area, shopping along the strip can take place without the disruption of traffic, commercial industry already located along the beach will profit. More people that are frequenting the beach simply to go to the beach will be attracted to the shops that emanate colour, vibrancy and seek out the curious. This will also create an opportunity for parents to take their children out for gatherings with other friends, create more relaxation while doing errands by having...
  • The Traffic Of Human Beings Phenomenon
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    The traffic of human beings is a global phenomenon that refers to all ages and sexes, but a large part of the persons implicated in the traffic with human beings is women and children. That is why the specific aspects of the person's gender and children's vulnerability should be considered. The victims are trafficked through numerous means of coercion or methods of hoaxing for countless abusive and exploitation scopes. It has been observed that the majority of the victims traded from Eastern to ...
  • Speed Limits Traffic Control
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    Imagine driving on I-75 as cars race by you at a blink of an eye. You are driving 60 miles per hour, the speed limit; they must be doing 100 miles per hour or more. This is not an illusion; this is the reality of driving on a highway. Believe it, it happens everyday. Cars race down the road at uncontrollable speeds that cause tickets, accidents, and sadly death. Speed limits are a must for traffic control, for safety in neighborhoods and for avoidance of collisions. Traffic control establishes ...
  • Road Planning Roads Traffic Speed
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    ROADS PLANNING Roads are skeleton of any town plan, or, to vary the simile, the arteries of the organisms through which the life blood of communication flows. The planner must necessary let the road engineer have the last word regarding road material, gradient camber, super elevation, radii of horizontal and vertical curves, etc through he should be well aware of the technical factors governing them, and he should regard the traffic engineer or traffic planer as an indispensable colleague. This ...
  • Air Traffic Control System Increase Flight
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    Air Traffic Control What Seems to Be the Problem/Solutions Eight of the country s busiest airports have significant delays; unable to operate without delays even under optimum conditions (1). This has been a problem the FAA has been dealing with for a long time. Trying to step up to the plate, the FAA planned on spending well above 5 billion dollars to implement a program, not knowing then, but would bring discredit to the FAA even to this day. What seems to be the problem How do we fix this pro...
  • Road Rage Car Don Traffic
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    ROAD RAGE Night falls. You get in your car to drive to the mall with a few friends. The world around you swirls in a mixture of shadows and rows of street lamps that line the side of the highway. That day's test and the fight with your best friend are all running through your head. But at least the traffic is moving well. You glance to the side before pulling out in front of a car. All is clear and you switch into the next lane. As you pass the other car, another car comes up from your right an...
  • Interstate Blockade Sharpton Louis Guilty
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    Civil Disobedience is defined as the refusal to obey governmental demands or commands especially as a nonviolent and usually collective means of forcing concessions from the government. On July 13 th, 1999, more than three hundred minority construction workers, successfully demonstrated civil disobedience. The posse managed to block both directions of Interstate-70, during the Monday morning rush hour traffic. High level activists, Jim Buford and Al Sharpton joined the St. Louis construction wor...
  • Traffic Management Advisor Tma Controllers Aircraft
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    Abstract The Traffic Management Advisor (TMA) is part of the FAA's Free Flight program which has been on going for the past 12 years in an attempt to enable controllers the means in which to manage airspace and reduce delays at airports safely and more efficiently. It uses flight plan information along with environmental concerns to aide controllers in sequencing arrivals at airports and makes recommendations for traffic patterns to aide in undue congestion. The TMA has boosted efficiency of the...
  • Package Delivery Traffic Time Solution
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    Executive Overview There is a definite desire for better traffic data to give drivers more choice and control for avoiding traffic congestion. And what's more, today there is no viable solution to alleviate the unnecessary aggravation and minimize the loss of valuable time & money. Interviewing a sample of commuter, taxi, and package delivery drivers identified a demand for timely and readily available traffic related congestion information. Package delivery, taxi / shuttle , rental car, and com...
  • Landing Gumps Check
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    Troy Mosley Process Essay December 12, 2001 Landing It's been said that, "A pilot's second greatest thrill is flying. Landing is the first." Without a doubt, while flying around may be fun, it's not worth it if the pilot can't land the plane safely. Flight schools spend approximately 50 percent of ground school time going over landing procedures with soon-to-be pilots. The process is not all that complicated, but every step in the process is important and there is a lot to remember. The first re...
  • Drunk Driving Among Young Adults
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    The growing awareness of alcohol hazards has made people more cautious of their drinking habits, particularly young adults. At present young adults have the highest prevalence of alcohol consumption than any other age group. They also drink more heavily, experience more negative consequences, and engage in more harmful activities, specifically drunk driving. Although surveys have documented a decline in recent years, consumption rates remain highest from late teen years to the late twenties (Joh...
  • Speeding Ticket Insurance Speed Paying
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    For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Everyone has heard of this famous expression by Newton, plenty of times. It means if you do something wrong, someone will pay the price. An everyday occurrence of this expression happens when you speed. If you speed, and get caught, usually the consequences are receiving a ticket. Because the law was broken, now it is going to cost. The popular movie Top Gun coined a phrase, I feel the need, the need for speed. Many drivers today would ...
  • Traffic Light Sequences Red Time Lights
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    MEI Mechanics-1 Maths course-work An investigation into automatic Traffic Lights Daniel Baird The Edinburgh Academy Autumn 1996 Table of contents Table of contents 2 Introduction 3 Question 3 Aims 3 Simplifications and Assumptions 4 Road 4 Traffic Lights 4 Vehicles 4 General assumptions. 4 SEQUENCE OF THE TRAFFIC LIGHT 5 MODEL 1 5 Maximum distance travelled in order for a vehicle to clear the system 5 Period of one cycle 6 Period of green light 6 Dead Time 6 Period of red light 7 MODEL 2 8 Data ...
  • Private Cars People Car Traffic
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    Buses vs. Private Cars Gao Huan As an essential part of the modern life, traffic is an important index of people! s living standards. Three characteristics of satisfactory city traffic are speed, convenience and safety. For a developing metropolis like Shanghai, there are two ways to achieve this goal: public transportation and private transportation, or more concretely, buses and private cars. There has been discussion as to which to promote. Now let! s look at the issue in the particular cont...
  • Major Causes Of Traffic Accidents
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    The number of traffic accident increase continually during recent years with three main causes such as driving while getting drunk, not abiding by the traffic rules and using public transports without safety. As for a recent survey, 35% of all participants have ever driven when they were drunk. It explains why 30% of all traffic accidents are caused during recent years by drunk drivers. People cannot control themselves when they get drunk. In most situations, they do not know what they are doing...