Final Report on “Traffic Safety of Crossing Points for
Pedestrians and Cyclists via Tram and Light Rail Lines” Published
Accidents between trams and pedestrians or cyclists fortunately occur relatively infrequently in Germany compared to other road traffic accidents in absolute terms. However, the accidents are usually characterised by a particular accident severity. Together with longer operational incidents, the topic is therefore becoming increasingly important – also furthered by the media coverage.
This prompted the German Federal Highway Research Institute (Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen /BASt) to award a research contract on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI). The...