Publications Routes/Roads Road safety
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of road safety. These publications are classified chronologically.
Road safety impact bonds - A financial business case
Initial feasibility and pilot studies are underway and the paper provides an update on progress worldwide and in particular ongoing work in Victoria, Australia.
Justifying road safety investments for locations without collisions by quantifying road safety risk
This article describes the rationale and methodology that was developed for ICBC's Proactive Road Safety Program.
Lay-bys and protection against lateral obstacles in tunnels
The present article summarizes the contents of a report soon to be published on the World Road Association's Website.
Implementation of Australia's new road crash risk assessment approach
The Australian National Risk Assessment Model (ANRAM) provides road agencies in Australia with a nationally-consistent system for the identification; measurement and reporting of severe crash risk. ANRAM helps road agencies manage this risk through the development of treatment programs aimed at reducing fatal and serious injury (severe) crashes. Such programs support the objectives of the national and state road safety policies seeking to eliminate fatal and serious injuries. This Safe System vision [...]
Progress in Indonesia on infrastructure improvement
In Indonesia the number of road fatalities continues to increase. According to the Indonesian Traffic Corporation, the number of fatalities in 2012 peaked at 31,234. The cost associated with traffic accidents in 2010, in terms of lost productivity, was about 3% of national GDP, or about IDR 210 trillion. This figure includes infrastructure damage, medical expenses, and loss of income.
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