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An Evaluation of Road Safety Performance for Selected Road Stretches in Kolhapur City

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 3)

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Page : 94-96

Keywords : Road Safety Index; Road Stretches in Kolhapur city; Road Safety Performance;

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Kolhapur is the one of the major cities in Maharashtra state. As per the report of 2011 census of Kolhapur city population is 5, 49,236.(Approx.) The number of accidents in Kolhapur city increasing day by day is due to increase in population, increase in vehicle registration, increase in road network, and rapid urbanization. The number of accidents due to improper lane changing, prohibited and dangerous passing and merging, sudden and erratic speeding, failure to obey traffic control device and signs, driving too fast and/or racing, making improper turns, road conditions etc. The major accident places (black spots) in Kolhapur city are at Cyber chowk, Tarabai chowk, Venus Corner, Kawala Naka etc. Therefor it is necessary to study the road safety performance in Kolhapur city.

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