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Term of the Road Dictionary


  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Road Safety
  • Definition : Outcome of an event. Notes: 1. An event can lead to a range of consequences. 2. A consequence can be certain or uncertain and can have positive or negative direct or indirect effects (e.g., on objectives, on the health of people, on the environment) [ISO 31000/PIARC].

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