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Road transport and disabled people

This article points out that the road environment today is more often than not insufficiently adapted to the needs of disabled people and claims for measures to be taken, in close cooperation with accessibility experts, in order to ensure that everybody, including disabled people, can benefit from a safe and accessible road transport environment.

  • Information sheet

    • Date: 2008
    • Author(s): NYMAN Maria
    • Domain(s): Road Policies / Road Safety / Urban Mobility
    • PIARC Ref.: RR338-044
    • Number of pages: 6
  • This article has been published in the Routes/Roads magazine