Accident Analysis of a Two-Lane National Highway in India
On National Highways (NHs), major share of accidents (about 29%) and number of persons killed (35.3%) are observed out of total accidents. ...The above-cited detailed fatal accident study results provide useful inferences that not only appreciates accident causal factors, pattern (hourly, daily, monthly and yearly) and characteristics (type of crash, risk (crash) involved in maneuvering of various modes including pedestrians, etc.) for two-lane NH section in India but also helps to suggest effective remedial measures for the studied NH section to curb fatal accidents. ...Road accidents and persons killed in India have been reported to the tune of 4,90,383 and 1,38,258 respectively during 2012.