V. TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION

2. SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT

B. ON GOING PROJECTS
2. A Comparative Study of Accident Risk Index (ARI) for Various Districts of Gujarat State
Date of Start

March 2003
Gujarat Engineering Research Institute, Vadodara (R)

 

Present Status and Progress

• Data collection regarding accidents, area, population, registered motor vehicles and the road length for the all 25 Districts in Gujarat State for the 7 Years was completed.

• Data about factors affecting ARI values is completed.

• Additional data collection & Analysis is in progress.

 
Findings and Conclusions
ARI is highly co-related with severity i.e. No. of persons killed & injured.
 
Interim Conclusions
The conclusion about computation of ARI values & comparison of ARI values with different factors will be drawn for the available data only.
 
Recommendations
Planning about new construction of roads will be suggested considering road safety aspects for Districts with high ARI values.