ACCIDENT RATES ASSOCIATED WITH TYPICAL MOVEMENTS AT ROAD JUNCTIONS (ACCIDENT PROBABILITY)

UNFALLRATEN TYPISCHER BEWEGUNGSVORGAENGE AN STRASSENKNOTEN (UNFALLWAHRSCHEINLICHKEIT)

THE FOLLOWING ARE TO BE EXAMINED: (1) ACCIDENT TYPES WHICH PREDOMINATE AT JUNCTIONS IN THE COUNTY OF RHINELAND PFALZ; (2) THE ACCIDENT SEVERITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE INDIVIDUAL ACCIDENT TYPES AND THE RATES FOR THE INDIVIDUAL ACCIDENT TYPES. FOR ECONOMIC REASONS DETERMINATION OF THE ACCIDENTS RATES CAN ONLY BE CARRIED OUT TO A LIMITED EXTENT, SINCE ESTABLISHMENT OF TRAFFIC FLOWS AT INDIVIDUAL ACCIDENT BLACK SPOTS INVOLVES A LARGE NUMBER OF PERSONNEL AND HIGH COSTS. IT IS HOWEVER INTENDED TO IMPROVE THE DATA OBTAINED FROM AUTOMATIC TRAFFIC COUNTS BY MEANS OF RANDOM COUNTS.