A public service announcement that was prepared by NMSHTD
about Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day was aired on local television stations.
According to the NMSHTD
, operator response from the 16-week trial was highly favorable.
spearheaded the effort to assess the feasibility of using rear-mounted radar systems to warn drivers of obstacles during backing maneuvers.
To accomplish this, NMSHTD
pursued value engineering principles, such as clarifying how design solutions match with road performance and available funds and considering both technical solutions and public expectations.
Under terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), NMSHTD
has negotiated and signed a contract with a subdivision of Kock Industries of Wichita, Kan.
The president, David Albright, and his administrative staff are sponsored by NMSHTD.
The governor and the department secretary have empowered the NMSHTD, in conjunction with industry and the other partners, to use the entire state highway system, which spans several climatic zones, as a test bed for research objectives.