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Road Safety Analysis of High-Risk Roads: Case Study in Baja California, México

Faculty of Engineering, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexicali 21280, Mexico
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Received: 14 August 2020 / Revised: 8 September 2020 / Accepted: 19 September 2020 / Published: 9 October 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sustainable and Safe Road Design)
The objective of this research is to develop a useful procedure to assess and identify risks that promote accidents by road users, with the vision of improving safety through the implementation and technical employment of operative strategies. The relevance of this proposal lies in the fact that the issue of traffic accidents is a global problem. This project is located in the mountain range of Baja California, Mexico, in the Centinela–La Rumorosa highway and integrates accidental and pavement surface condition data, geometric design performance, analysis of traffic signals, and road safety devices present on the road using geodetic techniques. It is concluded that this procedure contributes to determining risk areas that promote accidents and generate a risk reduction plan to support future decision-making that guarantees better performance for road users. Furthermore, it is highlighted that the analysis of road safety must be a permanent process for those who operate, design, and build the road system. View Full-Text
Keywords: road safety; risk assessment; road administration road safety; risk assessment; road administration
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Montoya-Alcaraz, M.; Mungaray-Moctezuma, A.; Calderón-Ramírez, J.; García, L.; Martinez-Lazcano, C. Road Safety Analysis of High-Risk Roads: Case Study in Baja California, México. Safety 2020, 6, 45. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/safety6040045

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Montoya-Alcaraz M, Mungaray-Moctezuma A, Calderón-Ramírez J, García L, Martinez-Lazcano C. Road Safety Analysis of High-Risk Roads: Case Study in Baja California, México. Safety. 2020; 6(4):45. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/safety6040045

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Montoya-Alcaraz, Marco, Alejandro Mungaray-Moctezuma, Julio Calderón-Ramírez, Leonel García, and Cynthia Martinez-Lazcano. 2020. "Road Safety Analysis of High-Risk Roads: Case Study in Baja California, México" Safety 6, no. 4: 45. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/safety6040045

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