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Review on Methodology for Identification of Hazardous Locations on Road Network

Author(s):

Sushil Gaur , MSV International INC; Premit Kumar Patil, UIT-RGPV; Sunil Kumar, highway engineer, MSV International INC.

Keywords:

Road Network, Identification of Hazardous Locations

Abstract

Road accidents are increasing every year worldwide. The Global status report on road safety 2015, reflecting information from 180 countries, indicates that worldwide the total number of road traffic deaths has reported at 1.25 million per year. Some locations have a high accident potential but not have a high accident numbers. Some locations have high accident number but fatality is less. So remedial measures for road safety firstly needed on the locations where fatality is more not number of road accidents. Road accident cause huge losses to the economy in the shape of vehicle damage, property damage, charges involved in hospitalization and treatment etc. identification of hazardous locations in a road network is an important task for improving road safety. This paper presents review on development of a methodology for ranking road safety hazardous locations.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV4I50773
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 5
Publication Date: 01/08/2016
Page(s): 1393-1397

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