Traffic control centers - organization and role in traffic risk and incident reduction

"Egnatia Odos" motorway is located in northern Greece and belongs to the core Trans-European Road Network (TERN 1). It is a four-lane motorway route of 658 km in total, starting from the Igoumenitsa Port which provides links by boat to Italy and ending in the Greek-Turkish borders (illustration 1), with a cross section width of 22 m, two traffic lanes and a hard shoulder per direction and a new jersey separating the two directions. It includes 73 twin bore tunnels, with 31 being longer than 500 m mainly located to the western part of the motorway.