Risk Compensation and the Paradox of Safety

Category: Publications

Publication: How to Live Dangerously

Author: Warwick Cairns

This excellent book by Warwick Cairns explains the principles of risk compensation and the paradoxes of safety. These paradoxes explain many of the counter-intuitive outcomes of shared space.

His chapter on “The Safety of Danger” considers the example of the work of Hans Monderman in Friesland in The Netherlands, and the principles of shared space. You ca download the chapter here.

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