publication . Report . 2007

Quality and representativity of the traffic accident data in urban areas: State of the Art

Chisvert Perales, Mauricio Javier; López-de-Cózar, Elena; Ballestar Tarín, María Luisa;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Publisher: INTRAS linea editorial
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
The reduction of the number of road accident fatalities by 50 %, by the year 2010, suggested by the EU, involves the active contribution of all the agents in charge of the road safety in Europe. Even though the accidents that happened in urban areas have a relative smaller severity, it is the place where, for the moment, in absolute terms, the major number of accidents take place in the EU countries, as well as generating serious consequences on the more vulnerable users (pedestrians, cyclists, children, the elderly…). The current action has as main objective the creation, validation, discussion and spreading, at European level, of the ‘best practices’ for the c...
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free text keywords: road safety, traffic accident, fatality statistics
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