Safety Audit, hot spots, density clustering, checklists
Road Safety Audit (RSA) is meant for accident prevention rather than accident reduction. It is a safety performance examination of an existing road or a future road by an independent audit team.
The audit can be conducted at any stage of a project, starting with the project planning stage to the final design stage. It can even be conducted on roads that have already been completed and started operating.
Road Safety Audit is dependent on the kind of activities and characteristics of a geographical area and can be classified into two types depending on its Applicability; namely application to Highway, Rural areas in safe people’s movement is most important.
RSA Toolkit attempts to integrate all the issues concerned with transportation in order to promote safety. The prime user for whom the tool kit is being prepared is city officials who are required to supervise and monitor consultant’s work.