Road safety inspection guideline for safety checks of existing roads

This report defines a road safety inspection (RSI) as a systematic, on site review conducted by road safety expert(s), of an existing road or section of road to identify hazardous conditions, faults and deficiencies that may lead to serious accidents. The report then goes on to detail what should be inspected, depending on the type of road, and when should inspections be carried out. A description of the inspection process is provided as follows: preparatory work in the office, field study, check lists, content of the inspection report and the remedial measures and follow up to be considered. The matter of who should carry out an inspection is also addressed. Appendices which contain the following complement the report: check lists for different types of roads (motorways, interurban roads, urban main roads); examples of road safety inspection reports; and a proposed investigation form.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Appendices; References;
  • Pagination: 83p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01491700
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9782840602598
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 2012R27EN
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 10 2013 12:23PM