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Studying the Behaviour of Pedestrians and Drivers Within Pedestrian Crossings

  • Marcin BudzyńskiEmail author
  • Kazimierz Jamroz
  • Łukasz Jeliński
  • Mariusz Kieć
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 21)

Abstract

Every third road accident in Poland involves a pedestrian as a participant or, most of the time, a casualty. Pedestrian accidents are usually the result of complex situations and the outcome of a number of factors related to driver and pedestrian behaviour and road infrastructure. Safety depends largely on how well the traffic condition is perceived and on visibility in traffic. The relations between pedestrians and motorists and the resulting hazards should researched to ensure that pedestrians are provided with the right conditions for walking.

Keywords

Pedestrian safety Driver behavior Pedestrian behavior 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcin Budzyński
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kazimierz Jamroz
    • 1
  • Łukasz Jeliński
    • 1
  • Mariusz Kieć
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Civil and Environmental EngineeringGdańsk University of TechnologyGdańskPoland
  2. 2.Faculty of Civil EngineeringKraków University of TechnologyKrakówPoland

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