Similarities and dissimilarities of road accident patterns for chosen types of urban intersections

H Major
Marzena Nowakowska

One of the most important subjects of safety research is to reveal the relationship between causes and consequences of road accidents, taking into

account not only driver's behavior but also the influence of an accident place, especially its geometrical characteristics. The crucial problem has to

be considered: do road accident patterns exist and whether and how these patterns are dependent on the place. In this work, such analysis is

concentrated on the determining of similarities and dissimilarities of accident patterns on chosen types of urban intersections of a middle town.

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