Road safety analysis for the section of A1 motorway passing the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship

  • Jan Kempa University of Science and Technology Bydgoszcz
  • Grzegorz Bebyn University of Science and Technology Bydgoszcz
Keywords: road traffic safety, A1 motorway, Kuyavian-Pomeranian, road accident analysis, accident on freeway


The article discusses the state of road traffic safety on the A1 motorway, on its section passing the territory of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship. The presented data concerns the years 2016 - 2017. As it is evidenced by statistical data prepared by Police, motorways are characterized by the highest level of accidents rates of fatalities and injuries from all types of public roads at present in Poland. Therefore, it is necessary to take effective actions to improve road safety on all motorways in Poland, including the A1 motorway passing the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship. The paper presents the generic structure of road accidents, the time of their occurrence and circumstances, conditions of the surface caused by weather, as well as the reasons road accidents occurs.


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