Publications Routes / Roads Road safety
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of the World Road Association 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.
Malaysia - Mixed traffic and segregation of motorcycles on the Port Klang-Kuala Lumpur Road
Recent economic growth in Malaysia has resulted in a significant increase in the volume of road traffic in most cities in the country. In spite of being able to travel quite quickly within a city, many Malaysians have opted for motorcycles as their means of transportation to avoid traffic congestion. Approximately 47% of registered vehicles in Malaysia are motorcycles, compared to most developed countries where the proportion of motorcycles is only about 1-5%.
Road transportation safety policies and measures in South Korea
As of the end of 2012, the area of South Korea was 100,208 km 2 and its population was 50,950,000 with 90.9% of the population living in urban areas. The length of the Korean road network at the end of 2012 was 109,930 km, including 4,044 km of expressways; 79.8% of the roads were paved. Whilst there is a general trend for the length of the road network to increase, the rapid increase in the number of registered vehicles (3.6 million in 1990 to 18.87 million in 2012) means that the amount of [...]
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