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Test: Accident Study - Question 1

Which of the following is not an objective of accident studies?

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To collect data regarding parking demand is not an objective of accident studies. To evaluate existing design, to compute the financial losses incurred, to study the root cause of accidents and propose corrective measures at potential location are some of the objectives of accident studies.

Test: Accident Study - Question 2

The problem of accident is a very acute in highway transportation due to complex flow pattern of vehicular traffic, presence of mixed traffic along with pedestrians.

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The problem of accident is a very acute in highway transportation due to complex flow pattern of vehicular traffic, presence of mixed traffic along with pedestrians.

Test: Accident Study - Question 3

A study revealed that a major part of the accidents involving two wheelers takes place when they are being driven at speeds above 50 km.hr. It is also observed that the two wheelers are driven at this speed mostly on roads having scanty traffic.
Which of the following can be concluded from the given paragraph?

Detailed Solution for Test: Accident Study - Question 3

The given passage refers to a part of the total number of accidents. There is no information about how and when the rest of the accidents take place. Hence, neither choice (1) nor (5) can be concluded.
The passage has no reference to the speeds at which vehicles are driven on roads having heavy traffic. Also the words "mostly on the roads having scanty traffic" does not rule not two wheelers being driven at 50 km/hr and above speeds on roads having heavy traffic. Hence, (2) cannot be concluded.
Driving at speeds above 50 km/hr does not necessarily mean that the driver is reckless. Hence, (3) cannot be concluded.
Since it is said that generally accidents involving two wheelers take place when they are driven at speeds above 50 km/hr and they are driven at the speed on roads having scanty traffic, it can be concluded that most of such accidents take place on roads having scanty traffic.
Hence, (4) can be concluded.

Test: Accident Study - Question 4

What is the first step in the accident study?

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The first step in the accident study is accident data collection. This data collection is generally done by the police. Motorists accident reports are considered secondary data.

Test: Accident Study - Question 5

Which are the following are objectives of accident studies?

Detailed Solution for Test: Accident Study - Question 5

All of the above are objectives of accident studies.

Test: Accident Study - Question 6

Which of the following information does not require an accident data collection report?

Detailed Solution for Test: Accident Study - Question 6

Development of parking areas does not require accident data collection report. Identification of spots at which unusually high number of accident happen, development of a method that allows identification of risks before accidents occur, and comprehensive functional assessment of critical accident location to identify the causes of accidents are some of the information that requires accident data collection report.

Test: Accident Study - Question 7

Which of the following are the methods of reporting in accident studies?

Detailed Solution for Test: Accident Study - Question 7

A motorist accident report is a method required for reporting in an accident study. The motorist accident report is filed by the motorist involved in the accident. Another method, police accident report is also used for reporting.

Test: Accident Study - Question 8

The development of different statistical measures of various accident-related factors gives insight into which of the following factors?

Detailed Solution for Test: Accident Study - Question 8

The development of different statistical measures of various accident-related factors gives insight into driver profiles. It also gives insight into general trends and common casual factors.

Test: Accident Study - Question 9

A police accident report is filed by _________

Detailed Solution for Test: Accident Study - Question 9

A police accident report is filed by an attendant police officer. This report includes fatal accidents that require emergency or hospital treatment or which have suffered massive property damage.

Test: Accident Study - Question 10

Which of the following parameters given below is not required in accident data collection?

Detailed Solution for Test: Accident Study - Question 10

Sight distance is the parameter that is not required in an accident data collection report. Registration number, details of road geometry, and financial losses suffered due to property damage are some of the parameters that is required in an accident data collection report.

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