Wrong-way driving is a complex roadway issue affecting streets around the world since the advent of automobile-centered transportation networks. However, while it is a difficult problem with no single solution, there are many traditional and emerging countermeasures that help reduce and prevent wrong-way incidents.
This guide contains a compilation of research and analyses examining the phenomenon, statistics, risk factors, mitigation and prevention of wrong-way driving (WWD). It cites essential research that contributes to our understanding of the issue, providing you both a high-level overview as well as references to explore specific elements of the issue more deeply.
Here’s what’s inside:
- The latest statistics on wrong-way fatalities
- An examination of the risk factors that contribute to wrong-way driving
- An overview of the countermeasures available
- More on advanced vehicle detection systems for wrong-way driving mitigation