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Strategic Theme 3
Safety
Roy BRANNEN, First Delegate
Transport Scotland
Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and ro...
Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
Spike here among high-income
Almost 60% of road traffic deaths are
explained15-44 year olds
among by life expectancy highe...
Trends still concerning

Road taffic
deaths
decreased
in 88
countries

Road traffic
deaths
increased
in 87
countries

Exch...
TOTAL 2004

TOTAL 2030

RANK LEADING CAUSE

%

RANK LEADING CAUSE

%

1

Ischaemic heart disease

12.2

1

Ischaemic heart...
Decade of Action 2011- 2020
Global Plan 5 Pillars
 Pillar 1 – Road Safety Management
 Pillar 2 – Safer Roads & Mobility
...
Progressive shifts





The scale of the road safety crisis has led
international agencies and organizations and
regiona...
Safe system








Shift from crash prevention in general
towards prevent deaths and injuries
Directly addresses the ...
Decade of Action for Road Safety
2011-2020

Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
World Road Association

2011 Declared support to the UN Decade of
Action
Encourages members governments to pursue
develop...
World Road Association
Under Strategic Theme 3 – Safety
3.1

National Road Safety Policies and Programmes
3.2 Design and...
World Road Association
Road safety manual






Aligns with Decade of Action
Recommends a safety system approach to
ro...
Significant global challenge





World Road Association has an opportunity
to help across its 120 member
Governments
S...
Scotland
SCOTLAND’S ROAD SAFETY FRAMEWORK
GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE:
•Population

5,254,800

•Area

78,772 sq km

•GVA

£105,590 million

Trunk Road
3,530 km
•6% of total Scottish road networ...
Scotland’s Road Safety Performance
Headline numbers (2012*)
• 9,673 accidents and 12,575 casualties
• 170 people killed, 1,959 serious injuries
• 42% fall in...
Relative trends in numbers
Relative priorities
Casualty rates
Scotland’s Road Safety Performance
Partnership
Working
Speed Management
• Countrywide Speed Limit Review
• Vehicle Activated Signs
• 20 mph Outside Schools
• Managed Motorways
•...
Scottish Safety Camera Programme Review
• Police Scotland established 1 April 2013
• Opportunity to review the Safety Came...
Thank You
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WRA UK keynote address, Roy Brannen, Transport Scotland and UK First Delegate

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  1. 1. Strategic Theme 3 Safety Roy BRANNEN, First Delegate Transport Scotland Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  2. 2. Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  3. 3. Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  4. 4. Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  5. 5. Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  6. 6. Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  7. 7. Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  8. 8. Spike here among high-income Almost 60% of road traffic deaths are explained15-44 year olds among by life expectancy higher Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  9. 9. Trends still concerning Road taffic deaths decreased in 88 countries Road traffic deaths increased in 87 countries Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  10. 10. TOTAL 2004 TOTAL 2030 RANK LEADING CAUSE % RANK LEADING CAUSE % 1 Ischaemic heart disease 12.2 1 Ischaemic heart disease 12.2 2 Cebebrovascular disease 9.7 2 Cebebrovascular disease 9.7 3 Lower respitorary problems 7.0 3 7.0 4 Diarrhoel diseases 3.6 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 5 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 5.1 4 Lower respitorary problems 5.1 5 Road traffic injuries 3.6 6 HIV/AIDS 3.5 6 3.5 7 Tuberculosis 2.5 Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers 8 Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers 2.3 7 Diabetes millitus 2.5 8 Hypertensive heart disease 2.3 9 Road traffic injuries 2.2 9 Stomach cancer 2.2 10 Prematurity and low birth rates 2.0 10 HIV/AIDS 2.0 Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  11. 11. Decade of Action 2011- 2020 Global Plan 5 Pillars  Pillar 1 – Road Safety Management  Pillar 2 – Safer Roads & Mobility  Pillar 3 – Safer Vehicles  Pillar 4 – Safer Road Users  Pillar 5 – Post-crash Response Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  12. 12. Progressive shifts   The scale of the road safety crisis has led international agencies and organizations and regional, national and local government to focus on road safety improvements as an urgent global problem and development priority. The long-term Safe System goal and strategy is the new road safety paradigm recommended Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  13. 13. Safe system     Shift from crash prevention in general towards prevent deaths and injuries Directly addresses the needs of vulnerable road users and others Encourages safety to be designed into developing road networks rather than being considered an afterthought Aligns with the Millennium Development Goals Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  14. 14. Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  15. 15. World Road Association 2011 Declared support to the UN Decade of Action Encourages members governments to pursue development of comprehensive national road safety strategies designed to reduce injuries and fatalities in a manner consistent with the goals of the UN Decade of Action http://www.piarc.org/ressources/documents/11555,O Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  16. 16. World Road Association Under Strategic Theme 3 – Safety 3.1 National Road Safety Policies and Programmes 3.2 Design and Operation of Safer Road Infrastructure 3.3 Road Tunnels Operations TF1 Road Safety Manual TF2 Security Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  17. 17. World Road Association Road safety manual     Aligns with Decade of Action Recommends a safety system approach to road safety A ‘living resource’ that can assist countries Relevant to all countries Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  18. 18. Significant global challenge    World Road Association has an opportunity to help across its 120 member Governments Significant support to the Decade of Action Road safety manual will assist policy makers, managers and engineers improve road safety Exchange knowledges and techniques on roads and road transportation
  19. 19. Scotland
  20. 20. SCOTLAND’S ROAD SAFETY FRAMEWORK GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE:
  21. 21. •Population 5,254,800 •Area 78,772 sq km •GVA £105,590 million Trunk Road 3,530 km •6% of total Scottish road network •37% of all traffic •63% of all HGV traffic •1,900 bridges •4,100 other structures •Valued at +£18bn •Motorways 557 km (16%) •A roads Dual 524 km (15%) •A roads Single 2449 km (69%) •Local Roads 52,238 km •Freight lifted by road in 2010 - 132m tonnes
  22. 22. Scotland’s Road Safety Performance
  23. 23. Headline numbers (2012*) • 9,673 accidents and 12,575 casualties • 170 people killed, 1,959 serious injuries • 42% fall in numbers killed since 2004-2008, 26% fall in casualties. • Car occupants account for 60% of casualties, Pedestrians 16%, Pedal cycles 7%, Motor cycles 7%. *Provisional figures for 2012. Final figures published on 23 rd October.
  24. 24. Relative trends in numbers
  25. 25. Relative priorities
  26. 26. Casualty rates
  27. 27. Scotland’s Road Safety Performance
  28. 28. Partnership Working
  29. 29. Speed Management • Countrywide Speed Limit Review • Vehicle Activated Signs • 20 mph Outside Schools • Managed Motorways • Police Liaison within TS • Current Speed Enforcement
  30. 30. Scottish Safety Camera Programme Review • Police Scotland established 1 April 2013 • Opportunity to review the Safety Camera Programme • Two key areas for review: - Structure - Enforcement Strategy
  31. 31. Thank You

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