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The number of accidents and of the various types of casualties on the DN1 section between km 259 and 297 between 2010 and 2018.

The number of accidents and of the various types of casualties on the DN1 section between km 259 and 297 between 2010 and 2018.

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The realizing and improvement of road infrastructure, of modern road networks provides normal, safe and pleasant road traffic conditions and also help prevent road accidents. The road network, with its constructive characteristics, has to offer optimal conditions for the movement of vehicles, pedestrians and other categories of participants in the...

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... distribution of these road accidents by year is presented in figure 2. Fig. 2. Distribution of the number of road accidents on the first two road sections, by year. Table 1 details the data corresponding to the first road section in terms of the number of serious accidents and of consequences (fatalities, severe injuries and light injuries, while table 2 shows the same details corresponding to the second road section (data in both cases from [10,11]). The main causes for the road accidents on these two road sections were identified as follows:  excessive speed or speed not adapted to road or meteorological conditions -82 road accidents (31.53%),  failure to grant right of way to vehicles -30 road accidents (11.53%),  illegal road crossing by pedestrians -26 road accidents (10%),  failure to maintain a safe distance between vehicles -24 accidente (9.23%)  illegal overtaking maneuvers -18 road accidents (6.92%). ...

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