Review of Pavement Crack Types and Their Significance

  • Luxin Fan Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Sai Hong Tang
  • Mohd Khairol Anuar b. Mohd Ariffin
  • Mohd Idris Shah b. Ismail
  • Ruixin Zhao


This essay examines the significant importance of pavement distress detection, specifically in the capacity to identify and categorize various forms of cracks, in order to uphold road safety. This study explores the impact of technical breakthroughs on the detection and classification of pavement cracks, leading to notable improvements in road maintenance and accident prevention. The essay additionally explores a range of studies that indicate a connection between pavement conditions and traffic safety, including the association between pavement age and the likelihood of accidents, as well as the influence on the severity of crashes. This analysis serves to illustrate the paramount significance of maintaining pavement integrity in order to ensure traffic safety. The essay foresees future progress in crack detection techniques, highlighting their crucial role in the construction of safer road networks and the improvement of public safety.


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How to Cite
FAN, Luxin et al. Review of Pavement Crack Types and Their Significance. International Journal of Business and Technology Management, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 1, p. 631-639, apr. 2024. ISSN 2682-7646. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 15 june 2024.
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