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.

  • Road safety in REAAA countries - Overview

    In June 2001, the World Road Association and the Road Engineering Association of Asia & Australasia (REAAA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to serve as a basis for a future structured cooperation. The MoU was updated in 2009 to better reflect the increased level of cooperation and mutual understanding sought by both associations. Several initiatives have taken place since the revised MoU was signed, the most recent being the joint World Road Association/REAAA/IRDA (Indonesian Road Development [...]

  • 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%.

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