Search for dissertations about: "thesis on road accident"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 69 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on road accident.

  1. 1. Having a New Pair of Glassess Applying Systemic Accident Models on Road Safety

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Yu-Hsing Huang; Erik Hollnagel; Pietro Carlo Cacciabue; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; accident model; road safety; accident prevention; accident analysis; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science Cognitive science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap Kognitionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the thesis is to discuss the accident models which underlie accident prevention in general and road safety in particular, and the consequences of relying on a particular model have for actual preventive work. The discussion centres on two main topics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Influence Of Road Feature Variables On Accident Rate

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Sarbaz Najib Othman; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; safe road geometry; accident rate; black spots; accident causation; Traffic safety;

    Abstract : The main objective of this traffic safety investigation was to find critical road parameters affecting accident rate (AR). The secondary objective was to analyze any identified risk factors from a vehicle dynamics perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Accident Risk and Environmental Assessment Development of an Assessment Guideline with Examination in Northern Scandinavia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Markus Lundkvist; Lennart Strömquist; Christer Jonasson; Rolf Nyberg; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Geography; accident; risk; hazard; environmental assessment; geomorphology; railway; road; avalanche; debris flow; rock fall; slush flow; torrent; moose; reindeer; environmental impact assessment; proposal alternatives; Kiruna; Narvik; Geografi; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Other earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Övrig geovetenskap;

    Abstract : In environmental impact assessment (EIA), accident risk should be considered as one impact. However, few studies have compared assessed risk levels with documented accidents. There is thus a need for assessing accuracy of risk assessment methodologies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Predictive models for accidents on urban links - A focus on vulnerable road users

    University dissertation from Department of Technology and Society, Lund University

    Author : Thomas Jonsson; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Road transport technology; Transportteknik; Transport technology; Teknik; Technological sciences; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering; Town and country planning; speed; links; urban; safety; vulnerable road users; modelling; prediction; crash; traffic safety; accident; Vägtransportteknik;

    Abstract : Much of earlier work on predictive models for accidents has been focused on rural traffic or urban intersections. This work has aimed at identifying and investigating possible improvements to predictive models for accidents on urban links. A special focus has been on the accidents of vulnerable road users. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation of Road Equipment with Emphasis on Condition Assessment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Sven-Olof Lundkvist; Ulf Isacsson; Rolf Magnusson; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Road equipment; Condition assessment; State-of-the-art; Mobile measurement; Road marking; Road sign; Post delineator; Traffic light; Street lighting; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis deals primarily with condition assessment of road equipment. The road equipment concept is defined by five main groups, road lighting, fences and barriers, vertical signs, horizontal signs and traffic signals, respectively. READ MORE