Unintended consequences: Road safety evaluation

This webpage provides two brief examples which describe the unintended consequences of an intervention.

The first example describes an unintended benefit, and the second a potential negative consequence. Both examples relate to a local authority initiative designed to benefit learner drivers.


  • Introduction
  • Example A: Unintended benefit
  • Example B: Potential negative consequence


Road Safety Evaluation. Road Safety Evaluation | Evaluation Topics | Unintended Consequences. RoSPA. Department for Transport. Retrieved from https://www.roadsafetyevaluation.com/helpandguidance/doingintervention/unintendedconsequences