BLACK SPOTS MONITORING
Black spots and accidentally dangerous areas inspection work continues.
Specialists of “DerzhdorNDI” SE Traffic Safety Department together with the representatives of the Roads Services in Ternopil, Kherson and Khmelnitsky regions and representatives of the National Police executed an inspection of black spots and accidentally dangerous areas on the roads of state importance in Ternopil region.
In the inspected areas, where need, it was recommended to equip pedestrian crossings in accordance with the State Program for Improvement of Traffic Safety in Ukraine till 2020, namely: mark the pedestrian crossing with red and white markings using persistent marking materials, replacing road signs on identical with yellow edge or with backlighting or with signal lamps, providing contrast lighting directly over the pedestrian crossing and others.
At the crossroads with black spots the arrangement of traffic roundabouts (both on the stage of project development as well as on the stage of construction) continues for elimination the number black spots and traffic redistribution. Using the traffic roundabouts it could be reduced the number of traffic accidents and avoided traffic jams during heavy traffic.
“DerzhdorNDI” SE specialists execute scientific support on roundabouts, provide their recommendations regarding traffic safety.
In 2018 in some sections of roads of national importance the current midterm repairs have been completed, and traffic lights have been installed, which significantly affects on road safety.
But there are cases when the improvement of the quality of the highway after carrying out of the current midterm repair leads to increase of road accidents on these sections due to exceeding the permissible speed of traffic by drivers. Therefore strict adherence to the Traffic Rules is a mandatory requirement for all participants of traffic.
Timely implementation of the assigned measures at the black spots and accidentally dangerous areas gives positive results.
In all black spots areas the previously recommended measures to improve road safety were implemented. Due to this, the level of accidents in the existing areas had been significantly decreased.
Specialists of “DerzhdorNDI” SE Traffic Safety Department work not only on the existing black spots areas (sections), but also for the emergencies prevention on such sections.
Reducing the level of accident and protection of life and health of all traffic participants is one of the main tasks of our specialists.
For any questions regarding road black spots inspection- please contact the Head of Traffic Safety Department, Tetiana Bondar, tel. +38 044 201 08 55
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