The Skidding Resistance of Concrete Pavements: A Review of Research, Development and Practice in the United Kingdom

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Title: The Skidding Resistance of Concrete Pavements: A Review of Research, Development and Practice in the United Kingdom

Author(s): William E. Murphy

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 51

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 231-256

Keywords: accident prevention; airports; cement pasted; concrete construction; concrete pavements; finishes; fresh concretes; performance tests; research ; skid resistance; slip-form construction; texture; wear tests

Date: 1/1/1975

Abstract:
A study of accident statistics has indicated that 10% of all road accidents in the United Kingdom are caused by the reduction in skidding resistance and the impaired visibility which occur when roads are wet.