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Benchmarking and policy targets

Benchmarking and policy targets

Cost-benefit analysis

The text below describes the use of cost-benefit analysis to assess the impacts of road safety measures. It describers the main steps that are taken in a cost-benefit analyses and which measures are most cost effective.

Text on cost-benefit analysis (Dacota, 2012)

Updated text on cost-benefit analysis (SafetyNet, 2006)

Integration of road safety in other policy areas

The integration of road safety into other policy areas can achieve benefits for a range of interventions. This text looks at what integration means in relation to several policy areas and examines three key policy areas in more detail: employment, environment and health.

Text on integration of road safety in other policy areas (DaCoTA, 2012)

Quantitative road safety targets

A high price in human and economic terms is currently being paid in Europe for motorized road mobility. The text below addresses the role that quantitative road safety targets can play, how this can be done and how to ensure accountability.

Updated text on quantitative road safety targets (DaCoTA, 2012).

Text on quantitative road safety targets (SafetyNet, 2006)

Road safety management

The text below addresses the importance of good road safety management and knowledge about effective ways to improve road safety in countries. Issues like recent developments and results, integration with other policies, and the role of leadership and accountability are discussed.

Updated text on road safety management (DaCoTA, 2012)

Text on road safety management (SafetyNet, 2006)

Safety ratings

Safety rating systems present impartial information on aspects of traffic system safety. The text below addresses practical implications of safety ratings as well as current practive, effectivity and the importance of having them accepted.

Updated text on safety ratings (DaCoTA, 2012).

Text on safety ratings (SafetyNet, 2006)