PHOTO RADAR SAFETY EVALUATION: PRELIMINARY 4 MONTH SPEED RESULTS

The Ontario Safety Research Office conducted a pilot project to assess the impacts of photo radar on road safety. The project involved signing designated sections of provincial highways and deploying four mobile photo radar cameras on these roadways. Six sites on these roads were fitted with magnetic induction loops connected to classifier/counters to monitor speeds 24 hours a day, three sites being in photo radar areas and three being control sites. This report describes the data collection and evaluation methodology used in the project along with the results. The report analyzes and discusses the results in terms of the differences in average highway vehicle speed at photo radar sites compared to non-photo-radar sites. It also notes trends in average speeds over time.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Ontario Ministry of Transportation

    Safety Policy Branch, Safety Research Office, 1201 Wilson Avenue
    Downsview, Ontario  Canada  M3M 1J8
  • Publication Date: 1995

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 82 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00719140
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 20 1996 12:00AM