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Roundabouts are not safe for pedestrians - study

12 April 2019 11:46 AM
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Transport engineer Dr Pascal Nteziyaremye explains his study into pedestrian crashes and the built environment.

Did you know that pedestrian deaths represent approximately 38% of all traffic death reported in the country?

Transport engineer Dr Pascal Nteziyaremye used different analytical methods and modelling techniques to determine the frequency of pedestrian crashes in the built environment.

Speaking to Refilwe Moloto, Nteziyaremye says the population number and intersections influence pedestrian crashes.

Roundabouts are not safer for pedestrians and this is a new finding.

Dr Pascal Nteziyaremye, Transport Engineer - Stellenbosch University PHD Graduate

Most hotspots for pedestrian accidents are areas where we have more historically disadvantaged people.

Dr Pascal Nteziyaremye, Transport Engineer - Stellenbosch University PHD Graduate

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12 April 2019 11:46 AM
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