Study of the accident rate caused by animals in the road network of the Government of Catalonia

Gestió d’Infraestructures S.A. (GISA).

Analysis of data on accidents involving animals in the road network of Catalonia for the 2007-2011 period. Identification of sections of concentration of accidents with ungulates, and design of a plan of measures to improve road safety in the most conflictive sections. Evaluation of the effectiveness of measures applied in concentration sections identified in a previous study undertaken in 2007.

Conclusions presented in the communication ‘Animal-Vehicle Collisions: A New Cooperative Strategy Is Needed to Reduce the Conflict’ at the American ICOET Conference (International Conference on Ecology & Transportation) that took place in June 2013 in Arizona, United States.