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BLACK SPOT IDENTIFICATION USING GIS

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 INTRODUCTION  GIS  LITERATURE REVIEW

 METHODOLOGY
 PREVENTING MEASURES  TIME SHEDULED

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INTRODUCTION
 Worldwide, more than 1.2 million persons killed and

more than 50million injured each year in road crashes.
 80% of road crashes in developing countries.

 Kerala is the Second most accident prone state in

India.
 The accident per 1000 vehicle is 9 in India whereas

it is 15 in Kerala.
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 Average 8 people die everyday in Kerala roads.
 More than 140 injured per day in Kerala roads.

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GIS(Geographic information system)
 GIS is a computer system for capturing, storing, querying,

analyzing and displaying geographic data.
 The objective of any GIS system is to integrate hardware,

software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information.

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LITERATURE REVIEW

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METHODOLOGY
 Road accident data has been collected form the respective

police stations and traffic departments.  Major accident prone locations (Black Spots) have been identified based on the number of accidents & severity of accidents.  Field surveys were conducted using total station to collect the geometric features of the black spots.  The reasons for the accidents are studied and analyzed.

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PREVENTING MEASURES

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TIME SHEDULE
Details Literature review Data collection Decembe Januvary Februvar r y March April

Identification of black spots
Analysis of detailed study Detailed study using Total station Preventing measures
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