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The handbook of road safety measures

Author: Rune Elvik
Publisher: Bingley, UK : Emerald, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rune Elvik
ISBN: 9781848552517 1848552513 9781613449417 1613449410 6612735791 9786612735790 1848552505 9781848552500 9781786359568 1786359561
OCLC Number: 501326389
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 1124 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front cover; The Handbook of Road Safety Measures: Second edition; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; Part I: Introduction; 1. Background and Guide to Readers; 2. Literature Survey and Meta-Analysis; 3. Factors Contributing to Road Accidents; 4. Basic Concepts of Road Safety Research; 5. Assessing the Quality of Evaluation Studies; 6. The Contribution of Research to Road Safety Policy-Making; PART II: Road Safety Measures; 1. Road Design and Road Equipment; 2. Road Maintenance; 3. Traffic Control; 4. Vehicle design and protective devices; 5. Vehicle and Garage Inspection.
Responsibility: by Rune Elvik [and others].

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Contains summaries of the knowledge regarding the effects of 128 road safety measures. This title covers various areas of road safety including: traffic control; vehicle inspection; driver training;  Read more...

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"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 Read more...

 
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