Legal changes in traffic safety without adequate safety analysis

Temjanovski, Riste and Andrevski, Zivko (2017) Legal changes in traffic safety without adequate safety analysis. In: XII International Conference "Road safety in local community", 19–22 Apr 2017, Tara, Serbia.

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Abstract

The Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia has recently adopted amending the Law on traffic safety, which is the maximum allowed speed of passenger cars and other vehicles through urban areas declined from inward 60 to 50 kilometers per hour. The explanation of this intervention in the legal text has been set the target to improve the safety of pedestrians and to reduce the number of accidents on urban and rural streets, since the very frequent occurrence of such accidents with tragic consequences for pedestrians. However, the fact is that this cutback maximum speed passed hastily without adequate analysis and taking other steps to traffic flowed regularly, quality and safety. In fact, they are not adapted to other conditions - is not reduced speed on some sections, can not be determined how much will slow down the flow of vehicles, and in certain situations (as is the case in Skopje) is not precisely utrdjeno which is part of the road is considered urban areas. This Annex deals with a study for positive and negative results and consequences of these legislative changes, by using the public opinion on this occasion and in situ observation Keywords: The Republic of Macedonia, changes in the law, reducing the speed, throughput of roads, public opinion

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Social Sciences > Economics and business
Divisions: Faculty of Economics
Depositing User: Riste Temjanovski
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2017 11:39
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2017 11:39
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/18631

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