Traffic Essays

Road and Drivers

Traffic accidents are big problem for megacities. Traffic accidents are caused by people, lack of traffic signs, problems of infrastructure… Especially people should be aware of distractions that cause most common traffic accident. Because most common traffic accidents are caused by distractions. In megacities like Istanbul people don’t care traffic rules. They just use the car for their needs and when people are using car they don’t give enough attention. Because of this situation traffic accidents are increasing day by…

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Sat Nav Product Usage (tomtom)

The TomTom XL IQ is used by plug & go which means the device couldn’t be simpler to use as all you do is plug in and tap the touch screen. The simplified menu makes it easy to navigate through the device and find your destination. Also used for the text to speech feature for helping you to keep your eyes on the road, spoken instructor tells you street names, to make turnings even clearer. TomTom XL IQ is used…

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High Street in Hirwaun

Drawing from what I have learned from the study materials, I will be looking at High Street in Hirwaun and outlining some of the inequalities in comparison to City Road. Even though both City Road and High Street are over 200 years old and began as just country lanes, they have very different layouts. City Road is much longer with complex junctions and High Street is only 20 meters long with a simple layout. High Street is, though, one of…

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Traffic Management

INTRODUCTION With the increase in urbanization, many cities around the world are experiencing a very rapid growth in the number of vehicles which lead to serious traffic congestion problems. This places a greater demand on operating roadway systems with maximum efficiency. One major factor that affects the traffic flow is the management of the traffic at road intersections. Hence a good traffic management system is needed to maximize the efficiency of the traffic flow. “Traffic Signal” mainly controls the traffic…

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Tranportation of India

OBJECTIVE 1. To develop an understanding of terms, concepts and principles related to geography. 2. To understand the use of natural resources and development of regions by mankind. 3. To know the availability of resources, understand, explain their uses and appreciate the problems of development in India and South Asia. INTRODUCTION A well-knit and coordinated system of transport is the lifeline of modern India and its developing economy. Today, India is well linked with the rest of the world despite…

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Traffic Jam in Lagos State

Traffic Jam is a condition on road networks that occurs as use increases, and is characterized by slower speeds, longer trip times and increased vehicular queuing. There are all sorts of things that give Lagos a bad name. If it’s not the heaps of rubbish on the roads or the unwelcome attention you get from area boys and armed robbers, then it’s the epileptic power supply. But these aren’t really a problem if you’re rich enough to buy a car…

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Traffic Camera Lights Should Be Installed

Red light running is a common problem in roads and intersections. According to the focus report from Texas House Representatives, injuries and fatalities from red light crashes had increased annually from 10,000 in the year 1975 to 24,000 in the year 2001 (Focus Report, p 1). In California, from the report of the National Advisory Board, there is an approximately 200,000 crashes where 150,000 are from injuries and more than 1,100 fatalities in the year 2001. (National Campaign to Stop…

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Traffic Rules Obey Them or Die

Every day people die on the roads due to reckless driving, speeding, etc and we blame the government for failing to provide good roads. But as responsible citizens, we can make the roads safer for all by simply following some basic traffic rules.EOPLE HOLD the government responsible for all the problems in the society ranging from corruption to inflation, poor health system, deteriorating educational system, etc. We even blame the government for frequent road accidents. We always complain that the…

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Road Safety Rules

Road traffic safety refers to methods and measures for reducing the risk of a person using the road network being killed or seriously injured. The users of a road include pedestrians, cyclists, motorists, their passengers, and passengers of on-road public transport, mainly buses and trams. Best-practice road safety strategies focus upon the prevention of serious injury and death crashes in spite of human fallibility[1] (which is contrasted with the old road safety paradigm of simply reducing crashes assuming road user…

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Traffic Congestion

  Americans are proud of their automobiles. It is a sign of their success. Since more people want to drive to work, public transit, nationwide, is usually a money-losing proposition.  Traffic congestion is one of the most serious transportation problems Americans face. It is bad for drivers, bad for business, and bad for the environment. As people travel more, traffic grows, and traffic congestion becomes increasingly demanding. The reasons for this are;  a small amount of public transportation system, no…

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State Farm Dangerous Intersection

Abstract State Farm, the nation’s largest auto insurer, distributed a list of the 10 most dangerous intersections in the United States based on crashes resulting in claims by its policyholders. What started as a study to reduce risk turned into an ongoing study that directs a major public relations effort: State Farm provides funds for communities to further research their dangerous intersections and initiate improvements based on the research. This case tells you how the State Farm Dangerous Intersections initiative…

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Who Causes Collision

Come aboard the Operation Lifesaver train and take a moment to complete the following quiz. Remember to use your common sense, because failure to do so could be fatal! Thank you for taking part in our quiz. Your quiz score: 14/15 Feel free to take the quiz again or visit www.traintodrive.net for more information. All the questions in the quiz along with their answers are shown below. Your answers are bolded. The correct answers have a green background while the…

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Traffic Rank

Traffic rankings are ratings or statistics of websites depending on the frequency of web page views and the reach or the number of users who view these web pages. Both the page views and the reach are calculated through thorough sorting, computing, and averaging to arrive at the results of the statistics. Alexa is an online web information company that provides information on the page views and reach of web pages in the global community. It uses the gathered quantity…

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The Causes of Traffic Accident

Traffic accident kills thousands of people every year. The causes of traffic accident are divided into three main reasons. First of all, drunk driving is the most noticeable cause which occurs almost every day in Cambodia society. There is a quote about drunk driving ‘Drunk, no driving and Drive, no drinking’, yet many people will not do like that. That’s why there are many accidents happen in Cambodia. For example, drinking makes people become unconscious, so they will lose their…

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Impaired and Aggressive Driving

Impaired and aggressive driving can both very often lead to incidents on the road. If you do either of them, you can risk your life and the life of others. If people drive responsibly they will reduce the chances of conflicts on the road and help make our roads safer. The definition of impaired driving is: driving under the influence of drugs, alcohol and fatigue. These influences can affect how you drive. For example, people might have blurry eyes, slow…

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