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Engineering Safer Roads: Star Rating roads for in-built safety

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Posted: 23-Jun-2015

Since 2002, the Road Safety Foundation have published the British EuroRAP Risk Mapping and Performance Tracking results for British motorways and 'A' roads. The results have prompted the questions:

 

  • What has been done on the 'most improved' road?
  • What is wrong with 'persistently higher risk' roads?
  • What should be done?

This report answers those questions with a focus on safe road design. How can the in-built safety of roads contribute to minimising the likelihood of a crash and, in the event of a crash, protect from death or serious injury?