Severe Traffic Crash Speaks: Safety Facts From Mountain Roads in China
2013 (English)In: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference Road Safety on Four Continents: Beijing, China. 15-17 May 2013, Linköping: Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut, 2013Conference paper (Other academic)
objective to build up a systematic mountain road safety enhancement technology, this study analyses severe traffic crashes from 2006 to 2010 occurred on an inter-regional mountain arterial road network in south China. In order to digest these crash data collected from local traffic police stations, the authors conduct the in-depth crash analysis from the aspect of human, vehicle, road, and management. By developing the definition sets for crash deterministic causing factors judging system, the deterministic causes of severe accidents on mountain roads in China are deeply investigated. Results of our analysis indicate that human factor does weigh the most in the occurrence of the severe crashes; main crash types on mountain roads are running-off road, headon collision, overturned; Almost 76% severe crashes occurred on slope/curve combination sites; and freight car shall be given more attentions in reducing the severe accidents.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Linköping: Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut, 2013.
Accident, Mountain road, Statistics, Analysis (math), Human factor, Cause
Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified
Research subject 80 Road: Traffic safety and accidents, 812 Road: Collation of accident statistics; X RSXC
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:vti:diva-7352OAI: oai:DiVA.org:vti-7352DiVA: diva2:759214
16th International Conference Road Safety on Four Continents. Beijing, China (RS4C 2013). 15-17 May 2013