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A spatio-temporal analysis of the impact of congestion on traffic safety on major roads in the UK

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A spatio-temporal analysis has been conducted aiming to explore the relationship between traffic congestion and road accidents based on the data on the M25 motorway and its surrounding major roads in England during the period 2003–2007. It was hypothesised that increased traffic congestion may be beneficial to road safety as the number of fatal/killed and serious injury (KSI) accidents would be less due to the low average speed when congestion is present. If this is confirmed, then it poses a...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/18128602.2010.538871

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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Women's and Reproductive Health
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Institution:
Loughborough University
Department:
School of Civil and Building Engineering
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Loughborough University
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School of Civil and Building Engineering
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Transportmetrica A: Transport Science More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
2
Pages:
124-148
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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2324-9943
ISSN:
2324-9935

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