Problems Associated with the Assessment of Risk
Selected topic area: Road Safety. The problems of assessment of risk for authorities, and those undertaking and seeking a completely empirical measure of objective risk associated with road safety, primarily in the UK. John Adams' 1995 text, "Risk", is referred to frequently in the study.
The following problems and issues arising from those problems will be addressed in this study:
1.Road users are people, who are unpredictable.
2.Data collected on road accidents is amongst the most detailed, reliable and comprehensive in any category of accident. Is this enough though?
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