TMS was commissioned to carry out a Road Safety Plan for the City of Reykjavik. The purpose of the Road Safety Plan was to:
The previous Road Safety Plan was also reviewed and measures identified to bring about further reductions on casualties.
Casualty trends for all the main road users groups were analysed in detail. It was found that in recent years there had been statistically significant increases in both minor and serious injuries. The greatest rises in casualties involved:
Local access roads had the highest percentages of pedestrian and cyclist casualties.
The casualty trends were compared with rises in the number of vehicles registered and the increase in travel in the City.
The following key areas for action were identified:
The following new casualty reduction targets were recommended: