Effects of the new Swedish law at zebra crossings and vision zero countermeasures on traffic safety and mobility, especially for children and elderly: a case study in Malmö, Sweden
2002 (English)Report (Other academic)
One of the bases of the Swedish Vision Zero is the traffic-calming principle in urban areas. The aim of this study is to evaluate the short-term effects on traffic behavior and traffic safety of reconstructing urban intersections according to traffic-calming principles. The focus of the evaluation is on children and elderly. The Swedish law concerning car drivers giving way to pedestrians was strengthened on May 1, 2000. The aim is also to describe the effect on safety and mobility of the new Code. The field studies were made in the City of Malmö in Sweden.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Luleå: Luleå tekniska universitet, 2002. , 22 p.
Research subject Traffic Engineering
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-23666Local ID: 7e7728b0-8635-11dd-8275-000ea68e967bOAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-23666DiVA: diva2:996715
Godkänd; 2002; 20080919 (andbra)2016-09-292016-09-29Bibliographically approved