Analysis of Road Accidents using GIS

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2022 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 9 Issue 9
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Sandeep Gupta, Pradeep Kumar Garg, Sanjay Kumar Ghosh
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Sandeep Gupta, Pradeep Kumar Garg, Sanjay Kumar Ghosh, "Analysis of Road Accidents using GIS," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 9,  no. 9, pp. 1-7, 2022. Crossref,


Road accidents negatively impact a country’s economy as people may get injured or, in severe cases, he/she may die. Road accidents shall be controlled to minimise the loss of life and permanent disability. It can be achieved by analysis of accidental data. Geographical Information System (GIS) is among the best tools for analysing and managing accidental data. In this paper, the traffic accidents are analysed police station-wise, vehicle type-wise, time-wise, road-wise, etc. An effort is also made to identify the critical and most critical points so that appropriate measures may be taken to check the accidents there. Network analysis is also carried out to find out the locations of the nearest hospitals where the victim can be hospitalised within 15 minutes of the accident.


Critical points, GIS, Network analysis, Traffic Accidents.


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