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Training in Safety Rating – Belgrade, Serbia

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The half-day policy seminar is designed for those in authorities responsible for the strategic road safety and maintenance of national or regional road networks and for those in autoclubs, universities and other civil society groups working to support the UN Decade and make roads safe. Case studies and new evaluation will be presented. This seminar […]

Polish EuroRAP Results 2011: The risk atlas of Poland’s national roads 2008-2010

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For the fourth year, researchers at the Technical Institute of Gdansk, together with experts from the motoring club PZM and the Foundation for Civil Engineering have developed a risk map for national roads in Poland. The results show a significant decrease in the length of the network rated as high risk.

Polish EuroRAP Results 2011: Atlas ryzykana drogach krajowych w Polsce 2008-2010 (In Polish)

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For the fourth year, researchers at the Technical Institute of Gdansk, together with experts from the motoring club PZM and the Foundation for Civil Engineering have developed a risk map for national roads in Poland. The results (in Polish) show a significant decrease in the length of the network rated as high risk.

Roads That Cars Can Read 1: A consultation paper

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This policy paper sets out the issues and suggests practical plans to define the tolerances and logical structure needed to read the road by machine, survey the extent to assess to which existing major road networks fall short and can be put right – and do so in a way which makes it easier and […]

Building modern roads for Moldova: EuroRAP safety ratings and recommendations 2011

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More than 2,500kms of key Moldovan roads have been assessed, problems have been diagnosed and affordable remedies identified. The findings are influencing the design of road projects shortly to be built and in preparation. The report identifies 20 types of improvement tailored site by site as top value-for-money priorities. For every Lei invested, 5 Lei […]

British EuroRAP results 2011: Simple Measures Save Lives

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Simple Measures Save Lives details the challenges and success stories in reducing the most serious crashes. It underlines the importance of designing out hidden surprises with self-explaining and forgiving roads. It shows how affordable investment in simple measures has made major contributions in achieving the best possible safety standards. Just 1% of Britain’s roads have […]

Before-and-after studies using crash data and iRAP protocols

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There are many ways to evaluate improvements to road infrastructure to check that they are reducing risk. It is possible to monitor safety at particular locations or over networks as a whole. Over a long period of time, it is possible to check if the number of crashes has reduced at locations where infrastructure has […]

Crash rate – Star Rating comparisons: review of available evidence

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This is a review of 11 studies that make comparisons between average crash rates, costs or severities and the Road Assessment Programme’s Star Rating or Road Protection Score (RPS). Work from Australia, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden (two studies), the United Kingdom and the United States is included. Different methodologies and approaches […]

Saving Lives, Saving Money: The costs and benefits of achieving safe roads

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Road crashes bring misery for tens of thousands of families each year when a loved one is involved in a serious road crash. But road crashes also cost money – up to GBP30bn annually or 2.3% of GDP. This report reviews the costs that fall on families, carers, NHS, emergency services and businesses. Saving Lives, […]

Risk Mapping on Main Roads in Bosnia & Herzegovina

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Powerpoint presentation containing the first Risk Mapping results for main roads in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The presentation also details the organisation of the EuroRAP programme and plans for continued development.