Economics of Road Safety – What does it imply under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?
Conference contribution, 2017

Road traffic accidents and injuries are a major public health problem and leading cause of death in the Asia EST region (comprises South and Southeast Asia, People's Republic of China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mongolia and the Russian Federation). This paper aims to: - Review the Road Safety problem in the EST region, including the economic impact - Review of the role of the UN and its entities in the field of road safety, including the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals - Introduce the basics of economics of road safety and the methodology of cost benefit assessment (CBA) and cost-effectiveness analysis (CE) - Review of the status of road safety measures in the EST region and analysis of the importance of investment in road safety in Asia - Develop recommendations on the most cost-effective road safety measures.

Road safety

Asia EST region

ITS

cost-effectiveness analysis

cost benefit assessment

intelligent transport system

Author

Jac Wismans

SAFER, The Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre

Selpi Selpi

Chalmers, Applied Mechanics, Vehicle Safety

SAFER, The Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre

Marie Thynell

University of Gothenburg

Gunnar Lindberg

10th Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia, 14-16 March 2017 in Vientiane, Lao PDR

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Areas of Advance

Transport

Subject Categories

Other Engineering and Technologies

Economics

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Created

10/8/2017