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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Revised Federal Standards for Traffic Signs: Frequently Asked Questions

David Randall Peterman
Analyst in Transportation Policy

Since 2007, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation has updated certain national standards for signs on streets and highways. Recent press reports on this subject have prompted congressional interest. This report addresses some of the questions that have been raised about these standards.

Date of Report: January 20, 2011
Number of Pages: 7
Order Number: R41601
Price: $19.95

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