- Volume 6 Issue 3
As the length of local tunnels is getting longer, the demand for tunnel safety attracts more attention. But only a few information can be found concerning traffic and fire accidents occurred in local tunnel, and full-fledged studies had not been carried out to fulfill the expectation of the tunnel users. This study aims at collecting and analyzing the data on traffic and fire accidents in local road tunnels and providing the fundamental data for the tunnel fire safety evaluation. Focus is placed on quantifying the relationship among traffic accidents, fire occurrences and tunnel characteristics.