MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 122, 2017XI International Road Safety Seminar GAMBIT 2016
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Road safety management|
|Published online||10 August 2017|
Automatic road traffic safety management system in urban areas
Gdansk University of Technology, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Gdansk, Poland
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Traffic incidents and accidents contribute to decreasing levels of transport system reliability and safety. Traffic management and emergency systems on the road, using, among others, automatic detection, video surveillance, communication technologies and institutional solutions improve the organization of the work of various departments involved in traffic and safety management. Automation of incident management helps to reduce the time of a rescue operation as well as of the normalization of the flow of traffic after completion of a rescue operation, which also affects the reduction of the risk of secondary accidents and contributes to reducing their severity. The paper presents the possibility of including city traffic departments in the process of incident management. The results of research on the automatic incident detection in cities are also presented.
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