The importance of road safety inspection for the improvement of pedestrian safety in traffic

  • Jelica Davidović University of Belgrade, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Boris Antić University of Belgrade, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Dalibor Pešić University of Belgrade, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, Belgrade, Serbia
Keywords: Road safety, Road safety inspections, Pedestrians, Modern tools

Abstract

Road safety inspection is a modern tool for improving road safety, that is, a preventive tool that is applied on roads in use. The goal of preventive action in road safety is to improve road safety, through reducing the number and consequences of traffic accidents. The road safety inspection involves the analysis of general data about the section, the analysis of traffic accidents, but also the analysis of specific road defects. 11 specific elements are analyzed, including vulnerable road users, including pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists. Vulnerable road users are particularly at risk because in the event of a traffic accident, they suffer more severe consequences because their body is not physically protected. This paper shows the importance of road safety inspections for the improvement of pedestrian safety in traffic. 

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Published
2024-06-19
How to Cite
Davidović, J., Antić, B., & Pešić, D. (2024). The importance of road safety inspection for the improvement of pedestrian safety in traffic. Journal of Road and Traffic Engineering, 70(2), 45-51. https://doi.org/10.31075/PIS.70.02.06