PRINCIPLES FOR TRAFFIC REPLANNING WITH REGARD TO TRAFFIC SAFETY

PRINCIPER FOER TRAFIKSANERING MED HAENSYN TILL TRAFIKSAEKERHET

EXPERIENCES FROM TRAFFIC REPLANNING IN CERTAIN CASES ARE REVIEWED IN THE REPORT. A DISCUSSION OF THE SAFETY ASPECTS, THE ACCIDENT COSTS AND THE CONNECTION BETWEEN ACCIDENTS AND THE TRAFFIC SITUATION IS INCLUDED. THE PLANNING PROCEDURE AND THE MEASURES TO BE TAKEN BY THE AUTHORITIES TO ENABLE AN IMPROVEMENT OF THE LOCAL TRAFFIC SITUATION TO BE MADE, ARE STUDIED. THE PRINCIPLES OF TRAFFIC REPLANNING ARE TO REDUCE CONFLICTS AND TO AVOID DISTURBANCE IN THE TRAFFIC. ACCORDING TO THE AUTHORS, THE TRAFFIC REPLANNING SHOULD BE CONCENTRATED ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS: 1. COORDINATION OF THE VEHICLE TRAFFIC NETWORK WITH THE RECEPTION AREAS OF SCHOOLS AND OTHER SOCIAL SERVICE CENTRES, THUS AVOIDING CONFLICTS BETWEEN VEHICLE TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE TRAFFIC. 2. CONCENTRATION OF VEHICLE TRAFFIC ON CERTAIN STREETS. 3. SEPARATION BETWEEN VEHICLE - PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE TRAFFIC IN GENERAL. 4. REDISPOSITION OF AREAS FOR PLAYGROUNDS AND ENTRANCE TO HOUSES, SCHOOLS, SHOPS ETC. 5. REGULATION OR REBUILDING OF STREETS AND CROSSINGS WITH HIGH ACCIDENT RATES 6. IMPROVEMENT OF THE PUBLIC TRANSPORT NETWORK. 7. PARKING REGULATIONS FOR DECREASED TRAFFIC FLOW IN CERTAIN AREAS.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Swedish State Shipbuilding Experimental Tank

    P.O. Box 24001
    S-40022 Goteborg 24,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Ekeloef, J
    • GUNNARSSON, S O
    • Lindstroem, S
    • Markstedt, L
  • Publication Date: 1972

Language

  • Swedish

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  • Accession Number: 00080576
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R&D Rept.
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 26 1975 12:00AM