Pedestrian Activity & Accident Risk

Pedestrian Activity & Accident Risk

The report provided the most detailed breakdown yet of pedestrian risk and was the result of almost two years’ study of walking patterns and accident records in Northampton – chosen for the study as a ‘typical UK town’. It rated exposure to...
Risk & Safety On The Roads: Perceptions And Attitudes

Risk & Safety On The Roads: Perceptions And Attitudes

The object of this study was to investigate factors affecting judgement of risk and attitudes to road safety, specifically: to increase the understanding of people’s perception of risk and their attitudes as road users; to identufy the reasons underlying what...
Red-Light Running: Accidents & Surveillance Cameras

Red-Light Running: Accidents & Surveillance Cameras

With the arrival in the United Kingdom of equipment to monitor ‘red-light running’, a review of accidents related to violations of traffic lights was undertaken by the City of Birmingham as part of continuing studies into urban accident research. The...
How Safe? Foundations For The Future

How Safe? Foundations For The Future

11 September 1986 To mark its tenth anniversary, the AA Foundation held a one-day international conference in Birmingham coinciding with the 1996 Forum of European Road Safety Institutes’ conference. Entitled How safe? Foundations for the Future the conference...