101-0469-00L  Road Safety

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersH. Schüller, M. Deublein
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


101-0469-00 GStrassenverkehrssicherheit: Grundlagen, Wirkungsweisen, Verfahren4 hrs
Fri12:45-16:30HIL F 10.3 »
H. Schüller, M. Deublein

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AbstractThe collection and the methods of statistical and geographical analysis of road accidents are important fundamentals of this course. Safety Aspects in design of urban roads are discussed and measures for improving the safety situation are presented. Procedures of infrastructure safety management for administrations and police are another topic.
ObjectiveImparting knowledge base about road safety and the event of accident, presenting possibilities to increase road safety
ContentAccident origin, collection of road accidents, statistical (descriptive and multivariate, accident prediction models) and geographical analysis of road accidents, risk analysis and rehabilitation measures, road safety instruments for infrastructure with focus on road safety audit, Swiss and international transport policy
LiteratureBasic literature: message Via sicura; Directive 2008/96/EC on road infrastructure safety management; ELVIK, R.; VAA, T. (2004). The Handbook of Road Safety Measures. Oxford: ELSEVIER Ltd.; EU-Projekt RiPCORD-iSEREST (http://ripcord.bast.de/)
Further literature: will be presented during the course

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersH. Schüller, M. Deublein
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 90 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationDie Bearbeitung einer Hausarbeit inklusive einer Präsentation in der letzten Vorlesung gehen zu 30% in die Benotung der Sessionsprüfung ein (= Zentrales Element). Die Bearbeitung der Hausarbeit inkl. Präsentation ist nur im Herbstsemester möglich. Weitere Randbedingungen werden in der ersten Vorlesung geklärt.
Written aidsTaschenrechner (ohne externe Kommunikationsmöglichkeiten) und Lineal
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