Why is Metrobus having an accident?

Istanbul Metrobus Stations and Map of Metrobus
Istanbul Metrobus Stations and Map of Metrobus

Metrobuses are one of the most practical means of transportation for Istanbulites. Millions of passengers prefer metrobus every day. Handicaps are not absent. The biggest is "crowded". The metrobus system is also being discussed as a system that receives more demand than the capacity. Experts state that no matter how much improvement is made, it is difficult to look for "comfort" in the metrobus during rush hours unless alternative modes of transport are developed.

Recently, these long vehicles have started to attract attention with accidents. The snowfall that started in Istanbul yesterday evening caused the schools to be vacationed. Then came the news of the metrobus accident this morning.

Another metrobus coming from behind hit the metrobus waiting at the stop in Merter. 8 passengers were injured in the accident. Long queues occurred on the metrobus road. For a while, flights to Avcılar direction could not be made. Some passengers walked down the metrobus road.

Why are these vehicles going on a straight, straight path in succession? Do you have problems with the road due to overuse, driver carelessness, or excessive speed?

ACCIDENTS CAUSED BY HIGH VEHICLES

Last year, there were 15 major accidents involving the metrobus and involving injuries or property damage. 9 of the accidents occurred due to other vehicles entering the metrobus road. The reason for a few of the accidents is the out of control of the metrobus and driver errors. Another event that causes material damage is that the metrobus in motion suddenly catches fire and becomes completely unusable by burning.

IETT plans to implement the larda black box ile project, which is used in aircraft related to the accidents experienced in metrobust. This black box aims to reduce the number of accidents and increase passenger comfort by increasing road safety.

CAUSES OF ACCIDENTS AND REASONS FOR REASON:

DECEMBER 31, 2015. LOCATION: KÜÇÜKÇEKMECE - METROBUS CRUSHED FROM THE METROBUS

The metrobus, which made the Avcılar-Zincirlikuyu expedition at around 09.30, crashed into another metrobus in front of it, about 50 meters from the Cennet metrobus stop. Material damage occurred in both metrobus in the accident. Passengers in the metrobus involved in the accident were put on other metrobuses.

5 DECEMBER 2015. LOCATION: TOPKAPI- AUTOMOBILE INTEGRATED THE METROBUS ROAD

While driving on the D-100 Highway, the car, in which the driver lost control of the steering, entered the Metrobus road and hit the municipal workers who were working on the asphalt at that time. The fact that a part of the Metrobus road where the accident occurred was closed to traffic due to maintenance prevented a possible disaster.

NOVEMBER 7, 2015. PLACE: SEFAKÖY - HEAD TO HEAD WITH AUTOMOBILE METROBUS

Metrobus road to the Metrobus, and then hit the vehicle going to Ankara direction was seriously injured driver. Metrobus driver with a female passenger trapped in the vehicle. With the rescue work carried out for several minutes, the wounded could be removed from the ground. The front part of the Metrobus was shattered and the tragedy was returned.

OCTOBER 20, 2015. PLACE: BOSPHORUS BRIDGE - METROBUS HITS BY AUTOMOBILE

Metrobus hit a car from behind on the Bosphorus Bridge. 5 people were injured. Due to the accident, there were long vehicle queues on both sides of the bridge. The bag of the injured woman was stolen.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2015. PLACE: BAKIRKÖY - HEAD TO HEAD WITH JIP METROBUS

The jeep crashed into the barriers in the Bakırköy İncirli area, entered the metrobus road and collided with the metrobus. 1 people were injured in the accident, one of them serious. This is how what happened was reflected in the BRT cameras.

JUNE 22, 2015. LOCATION: BOSPHORUS BRIDGE - METROBUS OUT OF CONTROL HITS THE BARRIERS

The metrobus, which carried out the Avcılar - Söğütlüçeşme flight, got out of control and crashed into the barriers at the exit of the Bosphorus bridge. During the accident, one of the passengers on the metrobus was injured and taken to the hospital. Other passengers survived the accident unscathed.

JUNE 5, 2015. PLACE: AYVANSARAY - TWO METROBUS COLLECTED

Istanbul Eyüp Ayvansaray Stop, the driver of the metrobus from behind and the 4 16 person who caused injury to the driver of the metrobus driver Mustafa Erdogan, "One of the female two passengers, because of heavy swearing and insult my nerves emptied," he said.

JUNE 2, 2015. PLACE: SEFAKÖY - 2 VEHICLES ENTERED THE METROBUS ROAD, THE ACCIDENT AND THE METROBUS

Sefaköy Yenibosna a car moving towards the direction of scissors, while another hit a car. The impacts of the impact of the car crashed into the opposite direction Sefaköy metrobüs road. Passenger metrobüsının involved in the crash in the metrobüstü 3 passenger was slightly injured.

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  1. We always write and draw. No one, no reaction, even if there are no measures. FACTS: (1) The METROBUS cannot handle this burden, alternatives should be considered in advance, in due time, necessary measures should be taken, investments should be planned and made.
    (2) A metal curtain should be placed between two Metrobus (arrival / departure) lines, but at certain defined points, the line should be changed. In this way, mutual collisions will be minimized.
    (3) highway and Metrobus road, between the New-Jersey type concrete barrier should be absolutely separated. With this measure, the risk of accident by entering the road vehicles of metrobus line is minimized and reduced.
    (4) On-road metrobus collisions (rear-to-front) can only be reduced or avoided by providing more frequent break-in time, reducing driver training, attention-driven modern systems and driving time.
    An example: if a survey is conducted in our country, it is seen that most of the collision accidents are on the straight road except for flying accidents. The most obvious example from Europe is the Autoput accidents in the former Yugoslavia. Autoput was a much narrower area than the highway, but the parts like the twine were constantly crashed. The unpredictable fatigue effect of the straight road, the distraction, the monotonous road drowsiness isi these factors are acute accident sources. Due to the lack of vehicle guidance, the metrobus road is the ideal environment for crash drivers.
    So everything in theory, the project is not thought as honey, kaymak. It is imperative that we learn what others' experiences and apply + evaluate.

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