WHICH VALUES OF SAFETY SHOULD BE USED IN CAPITAL BUDGETING OF ROAD TRAFFIC

VILKA RISKVAERDEN BOER ANVAENDAS I INVESTERINGKALKYLER I TRAFIKEN

The report will look at some fundamental criteria of producing relevant values of safety, which are used in economic appraisals of road safety measures. The aim is to find possible explanations to the wide variation in the research results. Some studies using the contingent valuation- and revealed preference-method are reviewed. After this review the following can be concluded: the starting point in terms of initial risk is likely to differ between different studies.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Text in Swedish, summary in English. Also pub. as Lund Univ., Dept. of Traffic Planning and Engineering rept. no BULL-128. Sponsored by Swedish Transport and Communications Research Board, Stockholm.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Lund University of Technology, Sweden

    Fack S-22007
    Lind 7,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • PERSSON, U
    • WINSLOTT, L
  • Publication Date: 1995

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 31 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00726787
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 19 1996 12:00AM