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15 Okt 2010
Ayuntamiento de Ansoain - Policía Municipal / Antsoaingo Udala - Udaltzaingoa
Spain | Local/public authority
Public Authority with 76 employees. The City has a population of 10.340.
The Ansoain City Council will commit, for the following years, to develop a plan of accion to improve road safety.
1. USER BEHAVIOUR a) City council staff: - We will incorporate road safety in to the council workplace risk prevention plan. - We will raise awareness among of City Council workers in respect of road traffic habits and behaviors.
b) Involvement of civil society: - We will involve citizen in the development of actions to improve road safety through model activities and cooperation programmes: o Sporting associations o Cultural associations
c) Schools - We will collaborate with Ezcaba public infant and primary school which has 756 students on different activities to promote road safety through education, some of these being: - Informative campaign about road safety education as part of the “Infant Day” activities. - Organise outreach sessions from the emergency services, (Civil Protection, Fire, Local Police, etc..) to explain to students their work, their vehicles in regards to road safety. - Launch an awareness campaign on the use of car restraint facilities.
d) Vulnerable groups - We will promote and strengthen road safety training and awareness among the more vulnerable groups in society: o Road safety education campaign for young people o Talks on safety when moving around the city, given at centres for retired people and homes for the elderly.
2.- VEHICLE SAFETY - We will organise a maintenance program of the City Council vehicles.
3. INFRASTRUCTURE SAFETY We will implement the following: - Create and/or improved bike paths and pedestrian areas, sidewalks widened to facilitate the crossing. - Raising of pedestrian crossings to form speed humps in streets with long straight sections, no crossroads or roundabouts, increase in lighting at pedestrian crossings, expansion of pavements to facilitate pedestrian traffic, withdrawal of obstacles that hamper visibility at pedestrian crossings. - Placing protective elements such as fences and hedges to prevent pedestrians from accessing areas with little visibility. - Reinforce the control of signs at roadworks and protection provided at these areas, as well as how they affect vehicles and pedestrians. - Installation of protection bands on high-risk guardrails in the city - Anti-slip finish on painted horizontal signs. speeds.
4. PROFESSIONAL TRANSPORT - Specific training for professional groups: o Road works drivers.
5. ACCIDENTS - Communication through Council Web site or other media, regarding conditions and potencial dangerous situations that might led to accidents. - Study and research activities and a creation of a database of all accidents and incidents occurring in the Borough, both with injuries without injury. The database will identify the causes and prioritise actions to improve road safety.