Designing Out Flaws Within Road Transportation Systems

Continuous crash review and response is essential to aligning intelligent transport systems with the Safe System approach toward achieving the goal of Vision Zero—zero deaths and serious injuries within the worldwide road transport system.

Figure 1 – Interconnected elements considered when designing and maintaining safe road systems

Figure 2 - Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle used in crash review to improve performance of a system. Crash review and response forms the Check and Act parts of the cycle.

Figure 3 – ERIC-PD principles to manage risk


Ian Patey
United Kingdom

Lucy Wickham
United Kingdom
Andrew Ceifetz
United States
Fergus Tate
Technical Director Transport
New Zealand