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Assessment of Accidental Black Spots – A case study of Sangli-Kolhapur Highway

Aditya Prasad Mehendale


The places where maximum number of accident occurs are known as black spots. Various studies on road accidents indicate the prevention of road accidents mainly involves in conscious planning, design and operation of roads. One of the most important factors in this method is the systematic identification and treatment of hazardous locations or the accident black spots. In general, the various factors that cause accidents can be broadly categorized into road related, vehicle related and driver related. The various causes of accidents may be due to three factors:- Driver ,Vehicle and Road Environment. So for this work we have analyses Sangli Kolhapur Highway (50km) which is located in Maharashtra State if India. From the accidental data analysis black spots are analyzed.


Black Spot Assessment;Black Spots; Accidents

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