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Author (up) Schreuder, D.A. url  doi
  Title Pollution-Free Road Lighting Type Journal Article
  Year 2001 Publication Transactions of the International Astronomical Union Abbreviated Journal Trans. Int. Astron. Union  
  Volume 24 Issue 03 Pages 364  
  Keywords Lighting; Skyglow  
  Abstract The beneficial effects of road lighting are often seen as very important. They relate to reducing road accidents and some forms of crime but also enhance the social safety of residents and pedestrians and the amenity for residents. Road traffic in developing countries is much more hazardous than in industrialized countries. Accident rates in ‘low’ income countries may be as much as 35 times higher than in ‘high’ income countries. Thus, it might be much more cost-effective to light roads in the developing world than in the industrialized world. Fighting light pollution is more pressing in developing countries as most of the major high-class astronomical observatories are there. Astronomical observations are disturbed by light from outdoor lighting installations, part of which is scattered in the atmosphere to form ‘sky glow’. The International Lighting Commission CIE has published a Technical Report giving general guidance for lighting designers and policy makers on the reduction of the sky glow.  
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