The Handbook of Road Safety Measures: Second Edition
Rune Elvik, Truls Vaa, Alena Hoye, Michael Sorensen
Emerald Group Publishing, Oct 14, 2009 - Transportation - 1140 pages
The second edition of the "Handbook of Road Safety Measures" (previously published in 2004) gives state-of-the-art summaries of current knowledge regarding the effects of 128 road safety measures. It covers all areas of road safety including: traffic control; vehicle inspection; driver training; publicity campaigns; police enforcement; and, general policy instruments. With many original chapters revised and several new ones added, extra topics covered in this edition include: post-accident care; DUI legislation and enforcement; environmental zones; and speed cameras.
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