Improving the safety of road infrastructures

Lome (Togo), 11-13 October 2006

This International Seminar was organised by PIARC (Technical Committee 3.1) and AGEPAR (Association des Gestionnaires Et Partenaires Africains des Routes), in partnership with the Global Road Safey Partnership GRSP and with the support from ISTED.

The International Seminar took place from 11 to 13 October 2006. The Workshop on 14 and 15 October and the Technical Committee 3.1's meeting on 9 and 10 October.

PROCEEDINGS OF SEMINAR

TITLES

 PRESENTATIONS

Content of the seminar, T. Idossou (Agepar) and H.J. Vollpracht (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

General report of the seminar

English

SESSION 1: KNOWLEDGE OF ROAD ACCIDENTS

Necessity of accident Data for road safety improvements and Methods and examples of road accidents Data analysis, J. Mikulik (1) and P. Hollo (2) (Technical Committee 3.1)

English (1) / English (2)

The importance of good accident Data, L. Agustsson (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

La base de données BAAC, P. Dagoury (ISTED)

French

Rôle du Bulletin d'Analyse des Accidents de la Circulation dans la sécurisation des infrastructures routières en Afrique: cas de Burkina Faso, A. Nassourou Cisse (Agepar)

French

Pour une approche spécifique de prise en compte des préoccupations de sécurité routière dans la construction des routes africaines par l'introduction du BAAC: cas du Cameroun, Z. Ngoumbe (Agepar)

French

Summary of Session 1 (in French)

SESSION 2: ROAD SAFETY INSPECTIONS (RSI) OF EXISTING ROADS

Road safety inspections (RSI guidelines), P. Allan (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

Road safety inspections in Romania and in Vietnam, H.J. Vollpracht (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

Traffic safety in Zimbabwe, R. Jokonya (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

Summary of Session 2 (in French)

SESSION 3: ROAD SAFETY AUDIT (RSA) FOR NEW INFRASTRUCTURE

PIARC road safety Audit Guidelines, L. Fournier (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

Road Safety Audit in Denmark, L. Agustsson (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

The introduction of road safety Audits in Germany, H.J. Vollpracht (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

Summary of Session 3 (in French)

SESSION 4: SITE VISITS

SESSION 5: SITE VISIT REPORTS

Diagnostic global de sécurité routière au Togo, M. Fatonzoun

French

Cas des points noirs de la ville de Lomé, K. M'Badia Nambang

French

Epidémiologie des accidents de la route au Togo, A. Dossim

French

Global road safety partnership, P. Elsenaar (GRSP)

English

SESSION 6: IMPROVEMENT OF ROAD DESIGN

The 12 axiomes of engineering for safer roads, H.J. Vollpracht (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

Catalogue of "good" and "bad" examples, M. Greenhalgh (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

Problématique de la sécurité routière, V. Narakwiye

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La prise en compte de la sécurité routière dans la conception des infrastructures routières au Togo, A.S. Guedehoussou et K. Gbati (Agepar)

French

Summary of Session 6 (in French)

SESSION 7: THE NEEDS OF VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

Circulation des piétons et des deux roues: cas du Cameroun, M. Bekolo (Agepar)

French

Pedestrians safety, L. Fournier (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

Adequate road facilities for pedestrians and cyclists in Belgium and the Netherlands, A. Rouffaert and P. Van Vliet (Technical Committee 3.1)

English/French

Summary of Session 7 (in French)

SESSION 8: THE PIARC ROAD SAFETY MANUAL

Le manuel AIPCR de sécurité routière, C. Belanger

French

La dimension de la sécurité routière dans la conception, la construction et l'exploitation des infrastructures routières, I. Zebret (Agepar)

French

La prise en compte de l'aspect sécurité routière dans la conception et l'amélioration des infrastructures routières, F. Happi (Agepar)

French

L'utilité d'un carrefour giratoire dans la sécurité routière, O. Maïga (Agepar)

French

Summary of Session 8 (in French)

SESSION 9: LOW COST MEASURES

Low cost countermeasures, P. Allan (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

Road safety fundamentals, B. Alicandri (Technical Committee 3.1)

English

La dimension de la sécurité routière dans les Programmes Sectoriels des Transports: cas de Burkina Faso, C. Sawadogo (Agepar)

French

La dimension de la sécurité routière dans les Programmes Sectoriels des Transports en Afrique: cas du Mali, S. Coulibaly (Agepar)

French

Summary of Session 9 (in French)

The Seminar