How to stay safe and calm in a Motorway Accident? Motorway accidents can be traumatic and dangerous. It is important to remain calm and know the steps to take if you find yourself in this situation. Every year it is estimated that there are around 20,000 motorway accidents on the UK's roads. Knowing how to … Continue reading How to Stay Safe and Calm in a Motorway Accident?
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6 Types of Classification of Gradient The gradient is divided into the following 6 categories Ruling gradientLimiting gradientExceptional gradientMinimum gradientAverage gradientFloating gradient Following 6 types of the gradient are described below: 1. Ruling gradient The gradient usually adopted while making the road alignment is called the ruling gradient. It is the maximum gradient within which … Continue reading 6 Types of Classification of Gradient – Ruling, Limiting, Exceptional, Minimum, Average and Floating Gradient
History of Road Development in India ⇰ The first evidence of the construction of roads in India was found around 2800 BC. The history of road development in India is described below: ⇰ Indian civilization is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. The excavations of Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa discovered the existence of roads … Continue reading History of Road Development in India
Traffic Signs – MCQ Following are some MCQ's(multiple choice questions) on traffic signs or road signs are given below; in the previous article, we already discussed all types of road signs with their names and symbolic images. Read Also - Traffic Signs or Road Signs 1. What is the colour of stop sign? a) Redb) … Continue reading Traffic Signs – MCQ
Traffic Engineering - MCQ 1. Which of the following parking patterns allows the maximum number of car/vehicles parking facility a) Parallel parkingb) Righ angle parkingc) 45 angle parkingd) 75 angle parking View Answer b) Righ angle parking. The right-angle parking(90 angle parking) pattern allows for a maximum number of car/vehicle parking facility 2. The colour … Continue reading Traffic Engineering – MCQ
Road Geometric - MCQ 1. A portion of the roadway used by the pedal bicyclist only is called a) Cycle streetb) Cycle trackc) Cycle roadd) Carriage way View Answer b) Cycle track 2. As per IRC recommendation, which is the following camber used for cement concrete road a) 1 in 50b) 1 in 45c) 1 … Continue reading Road Geometric – MCQ || Highway Engineering ||
Road Maintenance - MCQ 1. Road maintenance jobs include a) Maintenance of road pavement.b) Maintenance of shoulders.c) Maintenance of road drainage work.d) Maintenance of traffic control devices.e) All of these. View Answer e) All of these. 2. The basic causes of sub-grade failure are a) Inadequate stabilityb) Excessive stress applicationc) Inadequate stress applicationd) Both (a) … Continue reading Road Maintenance – MCQ || Highway Engineering ||