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Title: Development of the European road safety knowledge system
Authors: Yannis, George
Thomas, Pete
Muhlrad, Nicole
Martensen, Heike
Aarts, Letty
Evgenikos, Petros
Papadimitriou, Eleonora
Keywords: Technology & Engineering
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: © Wiley
Citation: YANNIS, G. ...et al., 2016. Development of the European road safety knowledge system. IN: Yannis, G. and Cohen, S. (eds.) Traffic Safety, Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley, pp. 35-50.
Series/Report no.: Research for Innovative Transports Set;4
Abstract: This chapter presents the European Road Safety Knowledge System, which was developed within the Data Collection Transfer and Analysis (DaCoTA) research project of the 7th Framework Program of the European Commission. This knowledge system includes a number of components, concerning data and tools, road safety issues and countries. A three-step methodology was adopted for the development of this European Road Safety Knowledge System. Initially, a wealth of data and information was gathered and stored in an organized way, on road fatalities, exposure, safety performance indicators, socioeconomic indicators, health and causation indicators, road user attitudes and behaviors, traffic laws and regulations, road safety management structure and processes for 30 European countries. Data and information gathered was exploited within DaCoTA for the estimation of road traffic fatalities based on time-series analysis, as it is important to know in what direction the annual casualties are developing, and how fast this development
Description: This paper is an updated version of the paper presented at the TRA2014 Transport Research Arena 2014: Transport Solutions: from Research to Deployment - Innovate Mobility, Mobilise Innovation! 14th-17th April 2014, Paris. This book chapter is in closed access.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/24277
Publisher Link: http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1786300303.html
ISBN: 1786300303
9781786300300
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