The passengers in public transport in the EU are safer than other participants in urban traffic because in collisions involving public transport vehicles the number of injured and seriously injured other participants has increased. To reduce the number of accidents, it is necessary to reduce the impact of disturbance factors and factors of unfavorable circumstances from the traffic and/or work environment on the driver in public transport vehicles. The analysis of the statistical objective risk as well as the analysis of disturbance factor of drivers in public transport vehicles indicate the need for interventions in the traffic and work environment. By realizing the right of tram passing by means of automatic local placement of switches and signals at intersections, the following is expected to be achieved: reduction of workload of tram drivers, increase of performance level, increasing traffic safety and consequently fewer traffic accidents. Furthermore, the commercial tram speed is expected to increase, consequently the gross traffic work of each city transport line will increase, and transport will be more comfortable and attractive to tram passengers.

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