MEMORANDUM AND DRAFT OF AIMS FOR INCREASED TRAFFIC SAFETY WORK IN SWEDEN

A FORECAST IS MADE OF THE INCREASE IN TRAFFIC AND TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS FROM 1972 TO 1979. IN CONNECTION WITH THE FORECAST FOUR ALTERNATIVE AIMS FOR TRAFFIC SAFETY WORK, PRIMARILY FOR THE FIVE YEAR PERIOD 1973 TO 1977 ARE GIVEN. MEASURES ARE SUGGESTED AND A COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF EACH OF THE FOUR ALTERNATIVES IS PRESENTED. THE SUGGESTED MEASURES INCLUDE LEGISLATION REGARDING SEAT BELTS, MOTORCYCLE AND MOPED CRASH HELMETS, REFLECTING MATERIAL FOR PEDESTRIANS, TRAFFIC REGULATIONS, TRAFFIC SUPERVISION, DRIVER TRAINING, EDUCATIONAL ADVERTISING, REVISION OF THE DRIVING LICENCE AND TAX AND INSURANCE SYSTEMS, FIRST-AID EDUCATION, VEHICLES, HIGHWAYS, AND SPEED LIMITS. DATA ON TRAFFIC AND TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN SWEDEN ARE GIVEN IN A NUMBER OF DIAGRAMS AND TABLES. (MJ 478).

  • Corporate Authors:

    Statens Trafiksackerhetsverk

    Fack S-171
    Solna,   Sweden 
  • Publication Date: 1972-6-27

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 216 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00224706
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R&d Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 24 1974 12:00AM