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Traffic accidents: The case of the Highway Vigo-Porrino (A-55)

Roberto PEREIRA MOREIRA
US Professor, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis
Faculty of Economics and Business Vigo
University of Vigo

ABSTRACT
This paper analyzes the effectiveness of measures to reduce accidents in the Vigo-Porriño Highway, from the perspective of Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA). This work also quantifies the evolution of the economic costs of accidents on this highway before and after taking measures to reduce accidents. The measures based on speed cameras have been very effective, the ratio benefit / cost estimate exceeds 50.

KEYWORDS:
Traffic accident, Cost-benefit analysis, cost of accidents, victims, Mortality, cinemómetro, Speed

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