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Analysis of Accident Rate At Black Spots on NH-6, Amravati (Maharashtra)

Author(s):

Anjali. M. More , DRGIT&R; Dr. M. R. Vyawahare, DRGIT&R; Prof. A. R. Bijwe, DRGIT&R

Keywords:

Black Spot Analysis on NH-6, Accident Rate & Frequency, FIR index

Abstract

India is a developing country and road safety of is still in a premature stage. An Accident is the result of a combination of factors such as road defects, human error, engineering defects of the vehicle, non-availability of pedestrian facility, cyclist facility, circumstantial factors such as weather condition, visibility etc. Accident causes death, disablement, damage to property and health, social suffering and also general degradation of the environment. The location on a roadway where the traffic accidents often occur is called a black spot. A case study was taken on NH-6 of Amravati district in Maharashtra state. The main problems on this road are bad condition of road and shoulder, trees and poles on the shoulder. The safety deficiencies were detected to minimize accidents on road and save the road users. The deficiencies along with the measures for further improvement had been presented in this paper.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV6I100128
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 10
Publication Date: 01/01/2019
Page(s): 199-203

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