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Road Safety Audit and Safety Impact Assessment

Road Safety Audit and Safety Impact Assessment

Road safety audit is a formal procedure for independent assessment of the accident potential and likely safety performance of a specific design for a road or traffic  scheme – whether new construction or an alteration to an existing road. Road safety impact assessment is a formal procedure for independent assessment of the likely effects of proposed road or traffic schemes, or indeed other schemes that have substantial effects on road traffic, upon accident occurrence throughout the road network upon which traffic conditions may be […]

Increasing the Survival Rate in Aircraft Accidents: Impact Protection, Fire survivability and evacuation

Increasing the Survival Rate in Aircraft Accidents: Impact Protection, Fire survivability and evacuation

Increasing survivability: the scope for benefit Up until 1970, the fatal air accident rate world-wide had been falling dramatically. While the rate, since then, has decreased slightly, this has not been accompanied by an equivalent reduction in the fatality rate of those onboard aircraft. Approximately, 90 per cent of aircraft accidents can be categorised as survivable or technically survivable. In round and, of course, fluctuating figures it is estimated that of the 1500 who die each year in air transport accidents some 900 die […]

#Drugdriving limits and roadside testing to be introduced in #Scotland in #2019 #RoadSafety https://t.co/boVIr6zxqb10 hours ago
#Ireland: Motorists can now be tested for driving under the influence of drugs https://t.co/egAfbBkJj7 #DrugDriving #Enforcement1 day ago
A new highway tunnel in Greece has been named after Panos Mylonas, whose death in 2004 led to the creation of a maj… https://t.co/3cbiUj4h7i1 day ago
Spanish Supreme Court: It's a crime against #RoadSafety to refuse the second breath test if the first was positive https://t.co/8rrvS46EVn2 days ago
France and Ireland step up roadside drug testing. #drugdriving @RSAIreland @Preventionrout https://t.co/MyEDGbwrQC https://t.co/26h2kvbYkX2 days ago
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