Foreign visitors from Visegrad countries with regard to road safety in Poland

Authors

  • Dagmara Jankowska
    Affiliation

    Motor Transport Institute Jagiellonska 80 03-301 Warsaw Poland

  • Justyna Wacowska-Slezak
    Affiliation

    Motor Transport Institute Jagiellonska 80 03-301 Warsaw Poland

  • Joanna Zukowska
    Affiliation

    Gdansk University of Technology Narutowicza 11/12 80-233 Gdansk Poland

https://doi.org/10.3311/PPtr.7250

Abstract

In the paper the authors present road safety situation in the Polish regions mostly visited by Czech, Slovakian and Hungarian tourists. These regions include Mazowieckie, Dolnoslaskie, Slaskie and Malopolskie voivodeships. After description of the regions and main touristic destinations for foreigners from Visegrad countries, a detailed road safety analysis performed for the period 2007-2012 is given. The paper ends with conclusions in which the authors underline the main road safety problems and recommend the steps that should be undertaken in order to improve the road safety level.

Keywords:

road safety; tourism; traffic accidents analysis

Published Online

2014-03-12

How to Cite

Jankowska, D., Wacowska-Slezak, J., Zukowska, J. (2014) “Foreign visitors from Visegrad countries with regard to road safety in Poland”, Periodica Polytechnica Transportation Engineering, 42(1), pp. 77–83. https://doi.org/10.3311/PPtr.7250

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