The Handbook of Road Safety Measures
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The second edition of the "Handbook of Road Safety Measures" (previously published in 2004) gives state-of-the-art summaries of current knowledge regarding the effects of 128 road safety measures. It covers all areas of road safety including: traffic control; vehicle inspection; driver training; publicity campaigns; police enforcement; and, general policy instruments. With many original chapters revised and several new ones added, extra topics covered in this edition include: post-accident care; DUI legislation and enforcement; environmental zones; and speed cameras.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1140 pages
  • 165.1 x 236.22 x 40.64mm | 907.18g
  • Emerald Publishing Limited
  • Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • Bingley, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1848552505
  • 9781848552500
  • 676,811

Table of contents

Background and Guide to Readers. Literature Survey and Meta-Analysis. Factors Contributing to Road Accidents. Basic Concepts of Road Safety Research. Assessing the Quality of Evaluation Studies. The Contribution of Research to Road Safety Policy-Making. Road Design and Road Equipment. Road Maintenance. Traffic Control. Vehicle design and protective devices. Vehicle and Garage Inspection. Driver Training and Regulation of Professional Drivers. Public Education and Information. Police Enforcement and Sanctions. Post-Accident Care. General-Purpose Policy Instruments. Prelims. Definitions of Technical Terms. List of Abbreviations. Subject Index.show more

Review quote

"In summary, an important, timely and useful book that should benefit researchers and practitioners alike" Will Murray, Research Director, Interactive Driving Systems[registered] in a book review in Logistics and Transport Focus. "This handbook offers an enormous amount of information for the interested reader. Furthermore, the reputation of the authors and their approach in this book ensures that this book is a valuable addition to worldwide road safety research. As far as I know, this book has no competitor..." Fred Wegman, Managing Director of SWOV, in a book review published in the European Journal of Transport Infrastructure Research."show more