The safety of vulnerable road usersSemarang19th & 20th April 2012 Phillip Jordan, Consultant Road Safety International Pty Ltd
Objectives today:• To explain why pedestrians, motorcyclists and bicyclists deserve special attention in safety.• To explain a few simple things you can do to help them.• To encourage you to think carefully about them in your blackspot investigations.
Part C Vulnerable Road users• Pedestrians • More than 80% of• Bicyclists Indonesian road• Motorcyclists fatalities
Four “special” groups of pedestrians:• elderly - 45% of fatalities are over 60 years• young - 20% of fatalities are aged 4-12 years• intoxicated - 43% of night time fatalities ≥ 0.15% BAC• disabled – need special assistance to get around
Pedestrians• The young • Segregation• The elderly • Integration• The disabled • Separation – time – Space• The impaired (intoxicated)