V. TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION

2. SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT

B. ON GOING PROJECTS
1. Further Studies on Accident Costing (IMRA T-7)
Date of Start

September 2002
Gujarat Engineering Research Institute, Vadodara (R)

 

Present Status and Progress

• Accident cost worked out for three cities like Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat
• The report is under progress
• Various costs of road accidents have been worked out.

 
Scope and Objectives
• Accident cost worked out for Fatal, Serious, Minor, Property Damage and damages to other vehicles.
• Accident cost for Fatal Accident is Rs 4.10 Lacs, for Serious is Rs 1.80 Lacs for Minor Accident is Rs. 5000-00 and for Property Damage is Rs 1.20 Lacs.
 
Limitations
Cost of road accidents were drawn from available data from Insurance companies, workshops, hospitals & private companies.