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Traffic accidents reductions in Saudi Arabia: Barriers and the way forward

Presentation / Conference
Al-Atawi, A. M., Kumar, R., & Saleh, W. (2014, August)
Traffic accidents reductions in Saudi Arabia: Barriers and the way forward. Paper presented at WASD 12th International Conference, Le Meridian Versailles - Montreal, Canada
It has been estimated that the annual cost of traffic accidents in Saudi Arabia exceeds 6 billion US dollars, in addition to other social, health, and economic impacts, such a...

MOVES model for idling emission of signalised junction in developing country.

Journal Article
Kumar, R., Parida, P., Shukla, S., & Saleh, W. (2015)
MOVES model for idling emission of signalised junction in developing country. World journal of science, technology and sustainable development, 12(1), 25-38. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJSTSD-06-2014-0009
Purpose The purpose of this paper is estimation of total emission during idling of vehicles and validate emission results from real-world data. Design/methodology/approach M...

Link-based route choice considering risk aversion, disappointment and regret

Conference Proceeding
Fonzone, A., Schmoecker, J., Ma, J., & Fukuda, D. (2012)
Link-based route choice considering risk aversion, disappointment and regret. In 91st Annual TRB Meeting online
In networks with uncertain link travel times route guidance information should consider traveller preferences (1). Risk-averse travellers prefer safer options but might feel u...

Persuading people to purchase low-emission cars: The potential role of green policy measures.

Presentation / Conference
Borthwick, S., & Carreno, M. (2012, January)
Persuading people to purchase low-emission cars: The potential role of green policy measures. Paper presented at International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies, Changsha, China
This paper begins by providing a brief review of the different types of ‘green’ policy taxation measures introduced by various governments to incentivise the purchase of lower...

Identifying governance relationships between intermodal terminals and logistics platforms.

Journal Article
Monios, J. (2015)
Identifying governance relationships between intermodal terminals and logistics platforms. Transport Reviews, 35(6), https://doi.org/10.1080/01441647.2015.1053103
Governance theory examines different ways of managing resources and relationships in order to achieve a desired outcome. This paper applies governance theory to intermodal ter...

Impact of motorcycle’s driving behaviour on fuel consumption and emissions.

Presentation / Conference
Kumar, R., Saleh, W., & Ocana, L. (2014, January)
Impact of motorcycle’s driving behaviour on fuel consumption and emissions. Paper presented at 46th Annual UTSG Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne University, United Kingdom
Many studies have confirmed that driving behaviour has a great influence on petrol-fuelled than on diesel-fuelled vehicles. Depending on the type of road and vehicle technolog...

How do we share the benefits of walking and cycling? lessons learned from the Active Access project.

Book Chapter
O'Dolan, C. (2013)
How do we share the benefits of walking and cycling? lessons learned from the Active Access project. In W. Gronau, W. Fischer, & R. Pressl (Eds.), Aspects of Active Travel. How to encourage people to walk or cycle in urban areas, 11-30. Verlag MetaGISInfosysteme, Mannheim
The benefits of using walking and cycling as a means of daily transport are numerous and well documented (Rabl & de Nazelle 2012, de Nazelle et al 2011, Larkin 2009, Cavill et...

A framework for accident reduction and risk identification and assessment in Saudi Arabia.

Journal Article
Al-Atawi, A. M., Kumar, R., & Saleh, W. (2014)
A framework for accident reduction and risk identification and assessment in Saudi Arabia. World journal of science, technology and sustainable development, 11, 214-223. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJSTSD-06-2014-0008
Purpose – The main aim of this paper is to propose a framework methodology for the assessment and improving accident data collection and analysis in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabi...

Effect of type of lead vehicle on following headway behaviour in mixed traffic

Journal Article
Kumar, R., Parida, P., & Saleh, W. (2014)
Effect of type of lead vehicle on following headway behaviour in mixed traffic. World journal of science, technology and sustainable development, 11(1), 28-43. https://doi.org/10.1108/wjstsd-08-2013-0036
Purpose – There is gap in literature on understanding of the issues of following headway behaviour of the driver and a lack of sufficient data in different traffic conditions....

A Preliminary Investigation of the Effectiveness of High Visibility Enforcement Programs Using Naturalistic Driving Study Data: A Grouped Random Parameters Approach

Journal Article
Sonduru Pantangi, S., Fountas, G., Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. C., Blatt, A., Majka, K., …Mohan, S. B. (2019)
A Preliminary Investigation of the Effectiveness of High Visibility Enforcement Programs Using Naturalistic Driving Study Data: A Grouped Random Parameters Approach. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 21, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amar.2018.10.003
This paper seeks to assess the effectiveness of high-visibility enforcement (HVE) programs in terms of reducing aggressive driving behavior. Using Strategic Highway Research ...