Assessing and predicting the impact of road transport on safety and the environment. Developing and applying models.
Scientific Accidents Investigation
Main Objetives and Activities
- Definition of transport impact indicators, and development of methodologies for their estimation.
- Application of advanced statistical modeling to the analysis and prediction of road accidents frequency, risk and severity. Evaluation of the influence of socioeconomic, technological and legislative variables.
- Development of a DRAG-Spain model (Demand of Road Use, Accidents and their Gravity)
- Development and application of methodologies for the estimation of energy consumption and pollutant emissions from road traffic.
Blanca Arenas Ramírez. Head of Unit
Directora de la Unidad “Estudios de Transporte e Impacto Medioambiental del Automóvil” de