IJCRR - Vol 09 Issue 05, March, 2017
Application of Road Traffic Accident Modelling for Future Prediction: A Case Study of Kolkata
Author: Tuhin Kanti Ray1, Sukla Bhaduri2
Category: General Sciences
At present most of the metropolitan cities of India are going through the burden of increasing road traffic accidents. Road accident modelling is the most efficient way to estimate the future growth of traffic accidents. Present paper does not engage in any kind of model formulation but it gives emphasis on the application of the already formulated models on Road Traffic Accidents (RTA) for the prediction of traffic accidents in India in general and Kolkata in particular. Smeed’s model, Andreassen’s equation and Regression Based Model are primarily applied for the fulfilment of the objective of the present research paper. Results derived indicate that occurrences of traffic accidents in India are still very high, while in the metropolitan city of Kolkata their numbers has been checked significantly. Assessment of the condition in Kolkata shows that though fatalities due to road accidents are reducing in numbers, the rate of injuries are still quite high, indicating the need to further enhance road safety parameters. But overall estimate of RTA determines that traffic accidents taking place in Kolkata are way below their predicted values indicating increasingly better management of traffic situation in the city.
Keywords: Accident model, Future prediction, Fatalities, Injuries, Traffic management
Tuhin Kanti Ray1, Sukla Bhaduri2. Application of Road Traffic Accident Modelling for Future Prediction: A Case Study of Kolkata International Journal of Current Research and Review. Vol 09 Issue 05, March, 01-08
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