The Handbook of Road Safety Measures: Second Edition

Product Details
14 Oct 2009
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
1140 pages - 165 x 240 x 65mm


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.
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. 
Definitions of Technical Terms.

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