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... 3   Introduction The clear zone concept for roadside design emerged in the mid-1960s. It was defined as a recovery area that afforded a driver a reasonable opportunity to regain control of an errant vehicle and avoid a crash.
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... 4 Development of Clear Recovery Area Guidelines furrowing during vehicle sideslip and a vehicle-body-to-terrain contact algorithm to model contact between vehicle hardpoints and the roadside terrain. Simulation output included lateral distance traveled, vehicle stability outcome, trajectory data, and velocity data.

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