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Road Safety Engineering

Public Works Department is primarily responsible for Engineering aspects of Road Safety and a safety engineering component has been introduced as a part of world bank aided Kerala State Transport project.

Action taken 
  • Constitution of Road Safety Unit

A road safety unit has been constituted under the Chief Engineer (R&B and IT) supported by an Executive Engineer, 2 Assistant Executive Engineers and 2 Assistant Engineers

  • Road safety Engineering Tool kit

A comprehensive road safety tool kit has been developed for accident prevention and accident reduction as follows:

  • Road safety engineering manual
    • Accident site improvement manual
    • Road safety audit manual
  • Road safety notes
    • Roundabout design
    • Crash barrier
    • Speed survey
  • Road signs
    • Supplementary Technical advice for IRC 67
    • Sign fonts
  • Technical specification
    • Technical specification for safety related items
    • Checklist for procurement of traffic signs


    1. Blackspot Improvement programme
    2. Road Safety Audit- Model Road
    3. Demonstration signs and markings
    4. Junction Improvement Schemes
    5. Mass Action Schemes
    6. Safety improvement of hazardous locations in
      NH 17 and 47
    7. Safety assessment of RMC roads
    8. Road Accident Database