International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015

Accidental Study on Pune - Solapur National Highway

Snehal U Bobade | Jalindar R Patil

Abstract: National highways are considered as main veins for the development of country. It has been observed that more than 13 peoples are dying in the road accidents per hour all over the world. According to the world health organization (WHO), in its global status reports on road safety (2013), observers that road traffic injuries the leading cause of death for young people aged 15-29. Government of India formulated Accidental Prevention Committee (APC) in the year 1997 for identifying accidental prone spots on the rural highways of the state and suggested the suitable remedial measures for reducing the accidents. In Maharashtra state Pune - Solapur highway witnessed large number of accidents since they became fully operational. According to road safety management the place where road traffic accidents have historically been concentrated is termed as an accidental black spot. While designing and planning of Pune - Solapure Highway the vision may be to construct accident free Highway and normal causes of accidents were properly taken into consideration. . Still numbers of accidents have occurred in resent past daily on national highways. Pune Solapur highway is one of such highway which connects educational hub Pune with newly developing industrial corridor Solapur, Pune Solapur highway having four lanes constructed and maintained by National Highway Authority Of India (NHAI). It has been observed form recent past numbers of fatal accidents are occurring on this highway because of which this highway becomes death trap. Safety committee HACK COMMITTEE maintains record of accidents occurring on this highway. In present study the data of accidents on Pune Solapure highway has been collected. The various parameters responsible for accidents are categorized as accident location, nature of accidents, classification of accidents, causes of accidents and others. The papers include study and identification of accidental black spot on National Highways on above parameters by using method of ranking and severity index method, Accidental density method and weighted severity index method.

Keywords: Accidental Black Spots, National Highways, Severity Index

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,

Pages: 2224 - 2228

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