Road safety can be improved. This book tells you how to do it. It is a catalogue of more than 100 road safety measures whose effect have been evaluated and quantified in studies made all over the world. The results of more than 1,700 road safety evaluation studies are summarised in this book. It covers the whole spectrum of road safety measures, ranging from highway engineering and traffic control, through vehicle design, driver training, public information campaigns and police enforcement. This book gives an unprecedented breadth of coverage, and provides state of the art information. It is a systematic and easy to use reference manual.
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The essential reference guide to over 100 road safety measuresReview:
"a must for road safety researchers! ... an excellent starting point for a discussion between policy makers and researchers. This handbook offers an enormous amount of information for the interested reader. ... the reputation of the authors and their approach ensures that this book is a valuable addition to worldwide safety research. ... this book has no competitor, and I hope [it] will find its way to many researcher and those responsible for road safety policies. This handbook is extremely welcome and actually indispensable for [discussions of whether a particular measure deserves support]. ... very helpful for discussions between policy makers and researchers and, as such, contributes to road safety policies being of a higher quality."
Fred Wegman, SWOV Institut for Road Safety Research, in European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research (2004).
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Book Description Elsevier Science & Technology, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0080440916