Practical Road Safety Auditing

Practical Road Safety Auditing

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The safe design of our road infrastructure is a key part of a comprehensive road safety plan. Road Safety Audits provide a vital role in checking that roads have been designed and built to the highest safety standards. Practical road safety auditing provides solutions to safety problems and a guide to best practice, drawing on the experience of some of the longest serving Safety Audit experts in the country. This book is a major step forward in improving the quality of Safety Audits. Practical road safety auditing brings together safety audit procedures proposed by the Highways Agency, the Institution of Highways and Transportation, local authorities and national government agencies. This essential new guide draws together this information in a format that the Safety Auditor can use at a practical level. The book contains examples of real road safety problems backed up by accident statistics, together with a number of successful solutions, supported by comprehensive evidence. Practical road safety auditing has been written by practising Safety Auditors, who between them have carried out over 1000 audits. The aim of this authoritative book is to teach and inform - a guide for those who commission and carry out Road Safety Audits and for those whose schemes are being audited.The marker posts help to indicate the alignment in conditions of poor visibility Figure 6.3 Poor siting of bus stops - encouraging ... In July 1993, Transit New Zealand adopted the manual and a policy to apply it to a 20% sample of state highwayanbsp;...

Title:Practical Road Safety Auditing
Author:Steve Proctor, Martin Belcher, TMS Consultancy, Phil Cook
Publisher:Thomas Telford - 2001-01-01


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