Human Reliability Analysis of Traffic Safety

  • Tianya Zhang
  • Jingxiong Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 259)


Human factors leading to traffic accidents account for more than 90 % of the traffic accidents causes. To improve the safety reliability of all participants in transportation system is the key method to raise the level of road traffic safety and reduce property loss. This paper explains the reason why human errors are inevitability by Murphy’s Law. The psychological field theory is applied to improve the theory of planned behavior (TPB), in order to make the TPB more suitable with the driver’s behavior characteristics. And the method of the human reliability analysis (HRA) is introduced in this paper to analyze the safety reliabilities of pedestrians, non-motor vehicles, and also traffic managers.


Traffic safety HRA TPB Traffic participants 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Traffic Management EngineeringPeople’s Public Security University of ChinaBeijingChina

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