Why did the author write this article? Use a complete sentence.(5points)
Brian Eads wrote this article to explain the new technologies that help to reduce car crashes. Also, he represents the number of death, injured or disabled around the world.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), more...
Yes (Proceed to Question 9)
• No (Proceed to Question 10)
34. How many summons have you received in the last 3 years?
• 21 and above
35. Have you been involved in any road accident?
• Yes (Proceed to Question 11)
• No (Proceed to Question 12)
The world of today has a lot of accidents for many reasons, such as car accidents, fire accidents, or water accidents. Accidents are very common in big cities as there are many modes of transport and road are narrow and overcrowded. We hear of them and read about them in newspapers...
Road Safety - RYDA
How does Speed, Drugs, Distractions, Vehicle safety and Fatigue contribute to road accidents?
Speed is one of the most fatal contributing factors in road crashes around Australia. Often speeding in the excessive amounts or speeding over the legal limit is recognized as being...
Road safety is the process of learning how to be safe and sensible when driving a vehicle on a road and how to reduce accident causes on road for proper driving. It aims to reduce the harm (deaths, injuries, and property damage) resulting from motor vehicle collisions. Harm from road traffic crashes...
and infotainment services.
Government initiatives to mandate the use of telematics expected to fuel growth of insurance telematics
Concerns over road safety and increasing rates of auto theft have forced governments in Europe, the US, Brazil and Russia to take initiatives to make it mandatory for...
the wheel, while the other hand is holding his cell phone. I am the passenger in the back seat. The driver on the cell phone is not focusing on the road and his car started speeding. The car in front of him hit their brakes. I was so that scared my life flashed before my eyes. It felt like I went...
dangerous too. Generally people drive from one place to other for various reasons and are abided by a set of protocols that have to be followed on the road. This is the everyday practice and for this the government and the police authorities have made certain arrangements. E- Surveillance is a function...
addition to the traditional siren, they could use radio communication to warn other vehicles or to preempt trafﬁc lights. Such an application can reduce accident risks during emergency response trips and also help save valuable time. We outline a comprehensive design of such an emergency vehicle warning...
and infotainment services.
Government initiatives to mandate the use of telematics expected to fuel growth of
Concerns over road safety and increasing rates of auto theft have forced governments in Europe, the US, Brazil and
Russia to take initiatives to make it mandatory for...
The heavy use of road salts can lead to damage to vegetation. An example of this is road-side vegetation, which is damaged by salt-splash. Road salt rusts cars, can hurt trees and plants, and can even get into water supplies and harm freshwater, fish, and other organisms . It...
CARELESSNESS ON THE ROAD
People who speed cause the greatest risks on roads compared to other causes of accidents. Speeding is a major factor in more than a third of all the crashes that are fatal. Speeding above the set speed limit may lead to a number of dangers. Speeding normally reduces the stopping...
experience which limits a driver’s knowledge of different road conditions, safe driving techniques, and state requirements. One of the most dangerous aspects of driving can be driving too fast, where the vehicle is less stable and prone to accidents. Studies have shown that of the car crashes that have occurred...
today’s society, driving is how the majority of the world travels. Laws have been placed in order to regulate the speed at which people are allowed to travel on public roads. With the exception of the Autobahn in Germany and the Isle of Man speed limits exist on the roads throughout the world. These...
RoAd acciDEnTS iN MaLaysia
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Road accident in Malaysia is increasing every year and is dangerous to all people. In this situation all people must realize and give more attention to decrease the rate of road accident. At the same time, all people must cooperation...
Cell Phones And Driving: Dangers Involved with Cell Phone Use While Driving - Most people don’t abide by the rules and regulations of the road. Most people don’t even know that they are breaking the law because they do it so often. Talking on the cell phone and driving has become a very popular...
consumption on a single day or over a long period of time can have serious consequences on our health. On the hand, knowing how much alcohol percentage in a single drink can help you determine how much alcohol you are drinking and understand the risks.
However, 12 fluid ounces of beer(about 5% alcohol), 8 to...
CAUSES OF ROAD ACCIDENTS AND THE WAY FORWARD
I once heard that Ghanaian germs do not kill, road accidents do. This was disheartening to hear but sincerely, that is the gospel truth today. We live in a country where four people die daily as a result of accidents on our roads and there is no pragmatic...
Traffic accidents, their causes and solutions
Became traffic accidents represent significantly obsession and concern for all members of society, and has become one of the most important problems that drain material resources and human potential and target communities in the most important elements...
Traffic accident has been a serious issue in Hong Kong. From 1997 to 2006, over 14000 traffic accident cases have been reported each year. The number of cases remained at a high level. In 2006, 14849 cases happened causing 144 people died and 18729 people injured. Averaging 40 traffic accident cases take...
United States. Motor vehicle accidents are unnecessary high among young drivers
between the ages of 15-20. Accidents risks decline with increased experience, but with
more newly licensed teenagers driving, the greater their risk for being involved in a
accident. Hence, the dilemma facing policy...
The Religious Road: Religious Ambiguity in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road
Cormac McCarthy's The Road carries a complex juxtaposition between the presence and absence of God. In some scenes we are reminded that God is always looking after us, while other portions of the novel offer skepticism...
in major road accidents across the world.
Why are Jamaican male drivers between the ages of 18 – 31 involved in major road accidents which result in fatalities and severe injuries to persons?
Are there any similarities between female drivers and male drivers who are involved in major road accidents...
of our day, no one plans producing a weapon of such magnitude. With the increasing numbers of automobile owners and drivers comes the countless accidents and unlawful behavior. So with this decreasing of automobile owner awareness comes the need of regulation and laws, Yet only so much can be done...
When a cell phone goes off in a classroom or at a concert, we are irritated, but at least our lives are not endangered. When we are on the road, however, irresponsible cell phone users are more than irritating: They are putting our lives at risk. Many of us have witnessed drivers so distracted...
The Causes Of Road Accidents In Malaysia
Time to time, half a million of Malaysians died because of road accidents and the highest cases of road accidents are caused by the drivers’ behaviour, equipment failure and the road conditions and infrastructure. Because of the road accidents many people have...
fear filled my mind as I stood next to my smashed car. I was fine. All that was running through my mind was, “What are my parents going to say?” and “How did this happen?” In a short distance I could see the red and blue lights coming down the hill. I waited for the policeman to get out of his car and...
Integrated Action Plan to Reduce Vehicular Emission
Sagar C. Jirapure
Lecturer, Dept. Of Mechanical Engineering
DES’S COE & T, Dhamangaon Rly.
Dhamangaon Rly Dt: Amravati (MS) India
Abstract— The air pollution is viewed as the most serious problem in many cities...
Should SUVs be Illegal?
On September 3, 1995 a fatal automobile accident occurred on highway 26; a small red car lost control when it hit a patch of wet pavement and headed straight towards a white Chevy Suburban. The impact of the collision ripped the small red car into two pieces resulting...
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.Sc.) DEGREE
ROAD AND TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
Analysis of accidents on the ELWA Junction to Roberts International Airport Highway between the period 2009 – 2013.
Car accidents happen everywhere, every day to even the most careful drivers. In
my country Saudi Arabia this problem has been a scary ghost to every part of the
Saudi family because of the pain and the regret when someone dies or has a bad injury
in the family, but there is always some steps...
What is an accident?
An accident, mishap, or a misadventure, is an unforeseen and unplanned event or circumstance, often with lack of intention or necessity. It usually implies a generally negative outcome which may have been avoided or prevented had circumstances leading up...
Motor vehicle accidents are costly in terms of deaths, injuries and damage to vehicles (Accidents, Injuries and Fatalities, 2013). In 2011 the road toll came to 1292, these deaths were due to various causes. The most common causes of motor vehicle accidents are speeding (36%), drink driving (20%), and...
A Road Accident
Road accidents are reported in newspaper and on television every day. There are more frequently caused by reckless drivers rather than faulty vehicles. Last Saturday, while I was travelling from Ipoh, I witnessed a serious accident. The scene of the accidents was vivid...
Road accident is ¡®a global tragedy¡¯ with ever-rising trend. Abdul Kareem (2003, p.31) has stated in his book that ¡®1.17 million deaths occur each year worldwide due to road accidents 70% of which occur in developing countries. 65% of deaths involve pedestrians, 35% of which are children¡¯. In Malaysia...
boaters license. Again if you did not know any better your answer would be no. “. On average, approximately 700 people die in recreational boating accidents each year. It is the belief of boating safety experts that requiring recreational boaters to have boating safety instruction could save numerous...
Vehicle Distraction Laws
Most car accidents these days result from careless drivers losing focus on the road in front of them. Simple activities such as conversation with passengers, eating or drinking, reading, grooming, adjusting the radio, or working a navigation system while operating a vehicle...
is a little bruised.
Too many times do we see on the news, read in the newspapers, or even witness in real life these accidents. With the winter already upon us, and snow on the roads making driving conditions more dangerous, I feel it is very important that all drivers learn to drive in these adverse...
Accident to remember Every once and awhile I’ll look back on my life and I’ll laugh. Particularly at the times I spent with my friend Parvez and all the mischief we caused. I look back now and I think what the HELL were we doing? How did we not die or even got hurt? Have you ever sat down and had a...
driving there is. The driver does not have to deal with the aggravation of stopping for traffic lights, making sharp turns, or using many different roads to get to their destination. This makes interstate driving a lot more safe than driving in the city. If you are traveling at sixty-five miles per hour...
Technology Traffic Accidents in KSA
Name – Mohammad Ba-Azeem
This report will discuss technical causes, effects and solutions of traffic accident in KSA. Also, it will compare and contrast the solutions, then, recommend the best solution and show how it can be applied in KSA...
So, why can’t I speed?
Axia College of University of Phoenix
How and why has speed become the number one cause of death to our children and a contributing factor for many of our older citizens? Speed has become such an epidemic among our teenagers that government agencies such...
sea levels by at least 25 meters (82 feet) by the year 2100.
Users of Oil : The percentage of global consumption of oil sector wise is as under:
(a) Road Transport : 43%
(b) Industry : 16%
(c) Residential/Commercial/Agriculture : 11%
(d) Petrochemicals : 10%
(e) Electricity generation : 7%
number of road usage for a big city. As the number of cars are increasing continuously and so there is an increase with the amount of pollution. The government know that and find the method to encounter with it. So, they launch an ideal solution as called “pay as you go road charging”. Road charging is...
How Green Is Your Machine?
Canvas shopping bags and recycling centers. Wind turbine farms dominating ridgelines across America. Clothing made from recycled plastic bottles. Compact fluorescent light bulbs and rechargeable batteries. Energy Star appliances and recycled toilet paper. Al Gore winning...
Antonio to Dallas: one drives just north of Hillsboro and comes to the split of Interstate 35W and 35E when traffic starts to back up. Now, the stretch of road being traveled on is only one lane in both directions. The state is currently working on an expansion of two additional lanes that’s not due to be completed...
Action to outlaw is urgently needed to reduce crashes caused by mobile phone use and driver distraction. Policies that include increased driver awareness and innovative enforcement practices are essential to decrease the occurrence of these behaviors and reduce adverse outcomes. A lot of us don’t feel...
differentiating fatal car-car
and fatal car-truck crashes. Hard-copy materials—including original police
accident reports, crash diagrams, and other crash-related information from
the 1995–98 Trucks in Fatal Accidents records maintained by the Center
for National Truck Statistics—were reviewed. The results...
Traffic Accident Common Reasons and Solutions
August 10, 2010, Posted by lzl at 11:02
With the development of science and technology, car is a very common vehicle and can be seem everywhere. Driving is becoming more and more significant in our daily life now. Also the traffic accident is increased...
are allowed to take this course to learn about health and safety which will surely be useful in the present and the future.
Major accidents in oil and gas, petrochemicals and pharmaceutical plants have occurred countless time during the period where fossil fuel replacing the coal engine...
Improvement of the Road safety
A car accident is part of a list of problems on the road. Car accidents can happen to drivers anytime, anywhere, and even with those who are careful. This essay will deal with the road safety problem. I will discuss about main causes of the car accidents, and possible solutions...
Casual Factors in Road and Traffic Related Injuries
Driving is an important task and responsibility that teenagers take on when they receive their learners license, mainly at the age of 16. Each year, a great number of Australians lose their lives or are badly injured in road accidents. Sadly, young people...
What can we do to improve road safety for children and adolescents?
1.2 million die in road accidents each year. A child is killed in an accident every three minutes. Road safety is increasingly becoming a major killer and a worldwide concern, particularly for young people. What can we do to address...
Like scary statistics? How this for scary, every 22 minutes someone dies in an alcohol-related motor vehicle accident. Want another one? On any weekend evening, one in 10 drivers on America's roads has been drinking, and these drivers are teenagers. Growing up the question...
INCEDENT ON ROADS
➢ Easy availability of automobiles.
➢ Reckless driving.
➢ Ditches on roads.
➢ Maintenance of traffic rules
➢ Fines for law-breakers.
Accidents have become a grave concern in our daily life...
Boys and girls are mature enough by the age of 16 to drive cars on our roads.
The reason why I chose this topic is because I would like to drive at the age of 16. Boys and girls are maturing earlier these days. Studies have shown this to true both physically and emotionally. More is expected of...
listening to national public radio on low volume while turning left off of Harvey Road. Suddenly, you find yourself scrambled up behind your second row seats. Incidents like these result in the millions of accidents that occur in the United States per year. The culprit? Human driver error. In order...
iron” double crushing system. The “rock on iron” system is common with other crusher machines. But “rock on rock” is unique. This working method can reduce damage to the crushing wall so as to protect the machine and extend service life. Second, VSI sand making machine is less affected by material moisture...
traffic policies and people expectations with regards to road traffic accidents
Road accidents have earned India a dubious distinction. With over 130,000 deaths annually, the country has overtaken China and now has the worst road traffic accident rate worldwide according to the experts at the National...
is motor vehicle accidents. Motor vehicle accidents occur everywhere at anytime. In order to understand the result that causes deaths on motor vehicle users, three areas of analysis should be considered. These areas are magnitude, distribution and determinants of motor vehicle accidents. A factor that...