Causes And Effects Of Road Accidents Involving Animals
The sharp development of transport infrastructure during recent years is causing a significant fragmentation of habitats, the occurrence of the barrier effect and increased mortality rate of wild animals on roads. This is very dangerous both for drivers and for animals.
The most common tool used on Polish roads is a set of A-18 signs "Warning: wild animals" with a plate stating the length of the dangerous section. This sign is now largely dismissed as having no real benefits.
Whether we can use other solutions such sites warning? The author analyzed the situation in Poland and abroad.
Key words- Accidents Involving Animals, Speed, Accidents, Animals.