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Investigador/a d'accidentabilitat i mobilitat

Description

The accident rate and mobility researcher carries out studies and investigations in either of these two areas. The area refers to the flow of traffic which takes place in a given space. The space may range from a street or neighbourhood to an entire city or territory. The accident rate department focuses on traffic accidents, given that this is one of the most serious issues associated with mobility. The researcher tends to operate in a reactive manner, that is, analyse what has already happened or is in the process of happening to discover its causes and, on this basis, search for solutions. In certain situations, s/he will have to work with the area and road network component specialist. This occupation lends its services both to the Administration and to businesses, especially insurance companies.

Tasks

  • Research and reconstruct traffic accidents, mostly for expert reports. Compile data to reconstruct accidents and determine their causes. Usually in charge of:
    Collecting data, applying different methodologies.
    Reconstruct accidents using analytical methods and calculations. Reconstructions are now carried out with the help of highly advanced software programmes which allow to create a simulation of the entire accident.
    Draw up the technical end-report, explaining how the data was collected, the accident reconstructed and what conclusions can be drawn .
  • Research and analyse mobility. Carry out the following tasks:
    Carry out large-scale epidemiological analyses of any accidents that arise.
    This requires the processing of statistical data to allow the investigator to establish the causes behind the accidents, starting with an analysis.
  • Investigate mobility problems. Mobility studies analyse the problems associated with the movements and transport of both vehicles and individuals, activities which take place in a particular space (above all those that lead to the displacement of persons), the intensity of traffic by street and time slot, the distribution of one or two-way street traffic, the operation of traffic light regulations, the use of streets by pedestrians, etc. Draw up proposals or reports on mobility-related matters and topics.
  • Study risk groups. Risk groups are groups of people who, due to their characteristics, may be at higher risk of suffering an accident or impacting the mobility of the area they circulate in. The young, the elderly and drink-drivers for instance, who due to their characteristics tend to be associated with a higher risk of suffering an accident.
    Draw up proposals and reports on mobility-related matters or topics.
  • Research, analyse and carry out accident prevention tasks.
    There may be specific issues associated with a particular area which must be analysed in order to be able to address them . In the case of repeat-offenders for instance, who are citizens who typically accumulate a number of offences, it is necessary to study their impact on traffic accidents in the city.

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