Implementation Scenarios for traffic safety in Oman

In the process of implementing various policy instruments to keep up traffic safety in Oman, the policy analysts should consider various policy instrument alternatives. Problems involved in the implementation of a given policies should be considered to decide the most effective instrument which can be applied to end traffic problems in Oman. Normally problems occur […]

Transport Policy and Plan

Introduction Freight transport system is becoming less sustainable. This is because it has increased in volume and become more intricate, coupled by environmental and societal concerns as well. The increased demand for raw materials and finished products and the need to move some of them over long distances has in turn strained the transport system […]

Age Limitation on Driving Privileges

Abstract Drivers play an important role in the transport industry across the world as they transport goods and move passengers from one place to another. However, due to increased cases of accidents, safety is becoming a paramount issue in the transport industry. Since drivers are liable for the occurrence of accidents, experts have identified age […]

Air law- does criminalisation of the operator prevent an accident from happening again?

Abstract It has been suggested that aviation safety could be promoted by adopting single-pilot operations. The conceptual frame-work of a single-pilot operation is based on pilot error and management. It has been demonstrated that a pilot’s analytical thinking in times of an impending accident during a flight is critical to saving the situation. This paper […]

Implementing Speed Limits

Speed limits are set putting into consideration the type of road and the time of the day. A speed limit of 70mph has been proposed in the United States especially in rural areas and those that have low populations. The main aim of increasing the speed limit is to improve transportation services and increase the […]

Banning Texting while Driving Saves Lives

Texting while driving involves communicating through written messages using mobile phones. This action increases the risk of fatal accidents. To tackle this problem, many nations have endorsed laws that ban texting while driving. Such laws exist in Columbia, Guam, and 7 other states in America (Tison 1). This paper supports that banning texting while driving […]

Investment in public transport

Introduction Despite its dented public image, public transport remains a better option in the long run. To begin with, public transport helps in environmental conservation through efficiency in energy consumption, reduction in air pollution as well as traffic congestion. Moreover, public transport is cost effective given the efficiency in land use, reduced payments on repairs […]

Limitation of Speed Limits

Introduction Speed, just as alcohol is one of the most significant contributors to road accidents all over the world. Law enforcers have for a long time been ensuring that motorist adheres to speed limits and other traffic regulations by even requiring speed limiters be installed in some classes of vehicles. However, a lot needs to […]