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  • The safety of vulnerable road usersSurabaya30th & 31th May 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
  • Part C Vulnerable Road users
  • Part C Vulnerable Road users
  • 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)
  • PedestriansYoung
  • young - 20% of fatalities are aged 4-12 years
  • Pedestrians Elderly
  • Disabled
  • intoxicated - 43% of fatalities ≥ 0.15% BAC (3 times the limit for drivers in Australia)
  • 3 There are three basic pedestrian strategies… 3 3
  • Segregation – freeways, mallsSeparation – in time or in spaceIntegration – where vehicles and pedestrians “share” the road
  • Segregation – freeways
  • Segregation – malls
  • Separation – in time
  • Separation – in time
  • Separation – in time
  • Separation – in time
  • Separation – in time
  • Separation – in time
  • Bogor POS Separation – in time
  • Bogor POS
  • Separation – in time
  • Separation – in time
  • Separation – in time
  • PUFFIN Crossing
  • But what can we do to assist pedestrians to walk along the road?
  • But what can we do to assist pedestrians to walk along the road?
  • But what can we do to assist pedestrians to walk along the road?
  • But what can we do to assist pedestrians to walk along the road?
  • Keep footpaths clear
  • Keep footpaths clear
  • What can we do to assist motorcyclists?
  • Consistency – no surprisesSmooth surfaceLateral spaceSealed shouldersThe same good traffic management that cars,trucks and buses requireForgiving roadsides
  • Road engineers have a dilemmaVery rough road – low speeds. Crashesminor Excellent (if smooth) road – higher speed. Crashes serious
  • Sealed shoulders – shown to lead to12% reduction in casualty crashes
  • Motorcyclists
  • Motorcyclists
  • Bicyclists
  • Give bicyclists space, connectivity, and a smooth riding surface
  • Your vulnerable road users deserve your attention.Your questions are welcomed