Empirical Analysis on Hazardous Material Transportation using Road Traffic Census and Accident Data

This study aims to identify the characteristics of hazardous-load transportation in Hokkaido, based on which a scheme for new road networks to reduce the risks associated with hazardous-load vehicles will be developed for the future. They study presents some new proposals, after analyzing the current situation regarding hazardous-load transportation, examining its problems and estimating accident occurrence risk rates, with a focus on two strategies to reduce the risk of accidents involving hazardous-load vehicles., choosing less populated areas as optimum routes for the transportation of hazardous materials, and completing transportation operations in a short time by choosing the shortest route.

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    Elsevier

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  • Authors:
    • Ito, Tatuhide
    • Hayano, Makiti
    • Naito, Takashi
    • Asakura, Yasuo
    • Hato, Eiji
    • Wada, Tadayuki
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  • Publication Date: 2004

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Edition: First
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 236-249
  • Monograph Title: Logistics Systems for Sustainable Cities

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01002724
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0080442609
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 28 2005 2:23PM