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Title: Road Safety Performance Indicators: Theory. Deliverable D3.6 of the EU FP6 project SafetyNet.
Authors: Auerbach-Hafen, Kerstin
Hasse, Andrea
Lerner, Markus
Allenbach, Roland
Riguelle, Francois
Eksler, Vojtech
Striegler, Radim
Haddak, Mouloud
Hollo, Peter
Arsenio, Elisabete
Cardoso, Joao
Gomes, Sandra Vieira
Papadimitriou, Eleonora
Amelink, Maarten
Goldenbeld, Charles
Mathijssen, Rene
Louwerse, Robert
Morsink, Peter
Schoon, Chris
Van Gent, Alex
Houwing, Sjoerd
Vis, Martijn A. Martijn A.
Gitelman, Victoria
Hakkert, Shalom
Assum, Terje
Page, Marianne
Rackliff, Lucy
Morris, Andrew
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: European Commission, Directorate-General Transport and Energy
Citation: HAKKERT, A.S., GITELMAN, V. and VIS, M.A., 2007. Road Safety Performance Indicators: Theory. Deliverable D3.6 of the EU FP6 project SafetyNet.
Abstract: This document provides details about the theory behind the development of Safety Performance Indicators (SPIs) in seven major areas which are central to the fields of activity in road safety in Europe. The fields of activity were selected as a result of reviews of national road safety plans in many of the EU countries and around the world and are considered the central themes of activity in road safety, necessary to bring about a significant improvement in road safety in the EU countries. Within each field SPIs were developed which are directly related to that field of activity, can be quantitatively measured, can provide the basis for the assessment of the level of road safety in each country and can serve as an indicator to describe the level of activity in that field and country and can provide a yardstick for comparison. Comparisons can be before and after certain actions are taken or can be comparisons between countries. As stated above, this document deals with the theory behind the development of each of the seven SPIs. It provides the rationale behind their development, the proofs for their relevance in the specific fields and the existing limitations that led to the adoption of the specific SPIs. The document provides also some recommendations for the possible improvements required to obtain better SPIs. Two companion documents are also being prepared. One is a manual which provides details on the procedures necessary to collects the required data for the development of each SPI in each country. The second document provides results on the data collected so far for each of the 25 EU countries and the SPIs developed so far, based on the data submitted by each of the countries. It can be seen that a lot of work still has to be done, both in collecting the necessary data and in improving the SPIs, once better and more detailed data becomes available.
Description: This is a report. It is also available at: http://ec.europa.eu/transport/wcm/road_safety/erso/safetynet/fixed/WP3/sn_wp3_d3p6_spi_theory.pdf
Sponsor: Project co-financed by the European Commission, Directorate-General Transport and Energy [Contract No: TREN-04-FP6TR-S12.395465/506723]
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/4952
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