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Distraction in Road-safety Interventions. Challenging Social Norms Without Using ‘fear appeal’ (Presentation 671)

Presentation delivered at the 18th IRF World Meeting in Delhi, on 16 Nov. 2017 in Parallel Sessions VIII : Safer Roads, from 16h30 to 18h00 ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Steve Ferris, Organization: Agilysis, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Road Safety

The Positive Impact of Speed Enforcement on Traffic Safety - Case Studies (Presentation 743)

Countries all over the world are facing a continuously rising traffic volume. Due to this reason an expansion of the transport infrastructure and safer roads is necessary. Regarding to the WHO there were app. 1.25 m total fatalities in 2016 and about 50 m more people suffered non-fatal injuries. So ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Martin Schumacher, Organization: VITRONIC BD , Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Identification of Critical Locations for Incident Modelling - a Case Study of Kolkata City (Presentation 836)

One of the major challenges regarding development of a traffic incident management plan is the response to the incident which depends upon the location of the incident. It is necessary first to fix the locations of an incident in the micro-simulation platform for incident generation. It is quite dif ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Bhargab Maitra and Kaniska Ghosh, Organization: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur , Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Intelligent Transport Systems

European Opticities, Grand Lyon, France: A Real- Time Simulation Model for Urban Traffic Control and Network Optimisation (Presentation 772)

Presentation delivered at the 18th IRF World Meeting in Delhi, on 16 Nov. 2017 in Parallel Sessions VIII : Intelligent Transport System, from 16h30 to 18h00 ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Alexandre Torday and Dave Keenan, Organization: Various, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Intelligent Transport Systems

Application of Intelligent Transport System (ITS) for Developing Countries (Presentation 684)

Presentation delivered at the 18th IRF World Meeting in Delhi, on 16 Nov. 2017 in Parallel Sessions VIII : Intelligent Transport System, from 16h30 to 18h00 ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Sanjeev Suman, Shmabhavi Mishra and Praveen Kumar, Organization: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Intelligent Transport Systems

Vehicle-to-infrastructure Communication from an Inter-Urban Perspective

Presentation delivered at the 18th IRF World Meeting in Delhi, on 16 Nov. 2017 in Parallel Sessions VIII : Intelligent Transport System, from 16h30 to 18h00 ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Grehard Ploss , Organization: Swarco Traffic Systems, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Intelligent Transport Systems

Comparison of Effective CBR Value between Japanese Formula and Elastic Two Layer Theories (Presentation 745)

The upper 500 mm of soil, whether in embankment or in cutting, compacted to a higher density than that of the native soil below it is considered as the subgrade of pavement. In case the existing embankment soil is weak, it is a common practice to use borrow materials of suitable quality compacted to ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Swapan K. Bagui and K.K. Verma, Organization: Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): General

New Generation Pavement Design with Nanotechnology (Presentation 742)

We have come a long way since experience based road design of 1950s, to today’s Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design Guideline (MEPDG). However, MEPDG being expensive and heavily dependent on software programs, AASHTO 1993 Empirical Pavement Designcontinues to form the basis for pavement desi ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Vivek Kane, Organization: Zydex, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): General

Safer Roads – A Way Towards Economic Growth: A Case Study on Landslide Mitigation Measures Along MH-58 in Uttarakhand, India

Presentation delivered at the 18th IRF World Meeting in Delhi, on 16 Nov. 2017 in Parallel Sessions VIII : Innovative Road Infrastructure, from 16h30 to 18h00 ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Minimol Korulla, A Veeraragavan, Rupesh Kumar, Kinjal Parmar and S Reginald, Organization: Various, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): General

Road Networks as Ecological Corridors: A Case for Sustainable Road Landscapes in India (Presentation 800)

With over 3.3 million kilometres of roads across India (NHAI), roads and highways together form the single largest contiguous network of open space available in the country today. This transit network has 96,000km of national highways alone, set to increase exponentially to 200,000 km. Expressways, ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Nidhi Madan, Organization: LEED AP, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change, General