Interactions of environmental and safety measures for sustainable road transportation

Juha Luoma (Corresponding Author), M. Sivak

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    Abstract

    Purpose: This study examined interactions of environmental and safety measures for road transportation. Method: Road-safety effects of various measures targeting environmental problems of road transportation and environmental effects of various road-safety measures were reviewed. Results:
    The results showed that a vast majority of the examined measures support both policy objectives and thereby contribute effectively to sustainable transportation. However, there were also measures with conflicting effects, although the number of those measures was limited. In addition, there were a number of measures with no interaction. Furthermore, many potential effects were not documented and therefore in many instances only likely effects were noted. Conclusion: There are two practical implications of this study. First, those measures that result in double benefits should be encouraged to be implemented. Second, in case of conflicting measures, the specific implementations should attempt to minimize the negative effects.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)189-199
    Number of pages10
    JournalEuropean Transport Research Review
    Volume4
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • Environment
    • measures
    • road transportation
    • safety

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