An evaluation of incident management systems: the case of the Bakwena Platinum Corridor, North West Province

Show simple item record Stolfi, D. Browne, J.H. Downes, A.G.
dc.contributor.other Southern African Transport Conference (28th : 2009 : Pretoria, South Africa) 2009-11-25T06:35:40Z 2009-11-25T06:35:40Z 2009-07-06
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dc.description.abstract Paper presented at the 28th Annual Southern African Transport Conference 6 - 9 July 2009 "Sustainable Transport", CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. en
dc.description.abstract This paper examines and evaluates the role of a pre-planned and co-ordinated response to road incidents on the Bakwena N4 toll road in the North West Province. In light of rapidly increasing traffic volumes, concerns regarding the consequences should anything "go wrong" are addressed by using the IMS which is currently in place as a model. It is maintained that IMS plays a vital part in the sustainability of road transport in the country, but that not enough consideration is given by relevant authorities to the allocation of resources. It is felt that this is particularly applicable in the North West Province where considerable attention is being focused on traffic planning for 2010. Shortcomings of the N4 IMS are discussed whilst highlighting benefits. Traffic and accident data is briefly summarised in order to draw attention to particular areas of concern. It is concluded that IMS should be elevated to provincial level in the North West and developed and implemented on all major routes; ensuring that it forms an integral part of transport corridors. en
dc.identifier.citation Stolfi, D , Browne, JH & Downes, AG 2009, 'An evaluation of incident management systems: the case of the Bakwena Platinum Corridor, North West Province', Paper presented to the 28th Annual Southern African Transport Conference, South Africa, 6-9 July. p. 382-388 en
dc.identifier.isbn 9781920017392
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Document Transformation Technologies en
dc.relation.ispartof SATC 2009
dc.rights University of Pretoria en
dc.subject Sustainable transport en
dc.subject Pre-planned response en
dc.subject Co-ordinated response en
dc.subject Road incidents en
dc.subject North West Province, South Africa en
dc.subject Bakwena N4 en
dc.subject Traffic volumes en
dc.subject IMS (Incident Management Systems) en
dc.subject.lcsh Transportation en
dc.subject.lcsh Traffic flow -- South Africa -- North-West Provinve en
dc.subject.lcsh Toll roads -- South Africa -- North-West Province en
dc.subject.lcsh Transportation -- South Africa -- Conresses en
dc.title An evaluation of incident management systems: the case of the Bakwena Platinum Corridor, North West Province en
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