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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...

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STUVA investigates the Efficacy of Ground Caution Lights at Urban Railway Pedestrian Crossings in Cologne

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