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Method for definition and evaluation of Swiss safety targets for road vehicles

  • Supervision of the safety performance in public transport is one of the main tasks of the Federal Office of Transport (FOT) in Switzerland. Recently a three level system of safety indicators has been defined to cover all means of Swiss public transport. The safety indicators are fed by the FOT incident database since the year 2000. In cooperation with the Institute for Traffic Safety and Automation Engineering (iVA) at TU Braunschweig, Germany, FOT is developing a suitable methodology for the definition and evaluation of the safety targets in Swiss public transport. The methodology is applied for evaluation of safety indicators on a country level and for single transport companies. In a new approach the abovementioned methodology is applied to car incident data to develop an indicator based cross-modal safety measure.

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Author:Geltmar von Buxhoeveden, Eckehard Schnieder
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Date of Publication (online):2013/09/05
Contributing corporation:Institut für Verkehrssicherheit und Automatisierungstechnik <Braunschweig>
Release Date:2013/09/05
Tag:Bewertung; Deutschland; Konferenz; Schienentransport; Schienenverkehr; Schweiz; Sicherheit; Straßentransport; Straßenverkehr; Transportunternehmen; Verfahren; Öffentlicher Verkehr
Conference; Evaluation (assessment); Germany; Method; Public transport; Rail bound transport; Rail traffic; Road traffic; Road transport; Safety; Switzerland; Transport operator
Source:5th International Conference on ESAR 2012
Institutes:Sonstige / Sonstige
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 36 Soziale Probleme, Sozialdienste / 360 Soziale Probleme und Sozialdienste; Verbände
collections:BASt-Beiträge / ITRD Sachgebiete / 81 Unfallstatistik
BASt-Beiträge / Tagungen / International Conference on ESAR / 5th International Conference on ESAR

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