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...
Why should we follow Traffic Rules?
There are certain rules that have been prepared for the benefit of people and the idea of preparing these rules is not that they should be understood by the drivers, but it should also be understood through the cyclists, pedestrians and other people. People are recommended...
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B. REASONS FOR TRAFFIC LAWS
Why do we need to keep traffic laws?
DEVELOP ROAD SAFETY CULTURE
Road safety is a major concern today as road accidents kill more than 1.2 million people and between 20 and 50 million suffer serious injuries worldwide every year. This situation is getting worse day by day. A report entitled "Global status report on road safety" predicts...
relaying of information to the public individuals: as for this study—on traffic information.
Traffic information system may be defined as an information system which involves the collection and processing of current traffic data by traffic control agencies for dissemination of such information to users. (Chhotu...
The Importance of Obeying Traffic Laws
Traffic laws are designed to protect you and other drivers on the road. If we do not follow them we are not only putting ourselves at risk but also innocent bystanders and drivers. By knowing the rules of the road, practicing good driving skills and generally...
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J. Asian Dev. Stud, Vol. 1, Issue 1, (March 2012). ISSN 2304-375X
Causes of Road Accidents in Pakistan
Abdul Manan Khan1 and Ansa Tehreem2
Every day many people are killed and injured on our roads. Men, women, children, biking or riding to school or work, playing in the streets or setting...
Road Safety Tips for All Times
The number of young lives cut short on our killer roads continue to surge at a staggering rate. According to the statistics compiled by the Royal Malaysian Police, the highest rate of road casualties and mishaps involve the young age group, among those aged between 16...
a smaller, more conventional car the outcome may have been much different; no deaths may have occurred at all. SUV are becoming a huge risk on the roads today. Unfortunately SUVs seem to be ever growing in popularity. This increase in popularity is cause for several annoyances, all of which seem to...
Traffic consists of pedestrians, street cars, ridden animals, bicycles and other motor vehicles. The enhancement of technology and the start of urbanization have transformed the standard living of individuals in travelling and moving goods and commodities from one place to another. These...
DRIVERS SAFETY, TRAFFIC LAWS & CONSEQUENCES TO BREAKING THEM
Behind every driver there are rules and regulations that have been applied. There are many aspects to driving such as safety, traffic laws and the consequences to breaking them. Being a soldier in the Army makes you responsible for...
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2.2.2 Opportunity for public health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
2.2.3 Reduce traffic congestion, crash and carbon emission . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
2.2.4 Useable by all category 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...
to share some of the factors, 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...
Social and Behavioral Sciences 53 (2012) 106 – 114
SIIV - 5th International Congress - Sustainability of Road Infrastructures
Using Decision Trees to extract Decision Rules from Police Reports on Road
López Griseldaa*, de Oña Juanb and Abellán Joaquínc
Ph. D. Student. TRYSE Research Group...
Highway traffic operations are influenced by the behavior of drivers. A highway can be used by a finite
number of vehicles, and the driver perceived safe distances between vehicles determine this limit. For a
given speed, as distances become shorter, more vehicles can use the highway...
Traffic is one of the major concerns for the city hall. They remodel streets and roads to help avoid traffic. It is one of the things that contaminates the cities, not only with the use of gas but also acoustically with the claxon when people get anxious. Traffic is form by cars, which...
Why think of road safety at all? It is because of the accidents that occur everyday on the road, in which all sorts of vehicles and human beings and even animal are involved. These accidents mean loss of life and loss of property and more often than not obstruction to traffic. In this...
condition of this road is appalling, being reduced to an unmetalled road, due to constant attacks and lack of follow-up maintenance work. The acute disturbance to road transport as a consequence, raises some serious questions about the role of roads in counterinsurgency. Are roads, which are considered...
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...
THE USEFULLNESS OF TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS IN RELATION TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TRAFFIC LAWS TO COMMUTERS AND PEDESTRIANS AT PHASE 5 GOING TO PHASE 1 BAGONG SILANG CALOOCAN CITY 2012-2013
A researcher presented to the faculty of the Criminology
University of Caloocan City
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...
Measures to Reduce Firefighter Fatalities
Firefighters over the years have been victims of nearly every possible mishap known to mankind. These incidents were direct results of their strenuous positions in protecting the public from harms way. Until recent years...
Aggressive drivers behave as if their presence on the road and ability to reach their destination are the only things that hold any importance; as such, they drive erratically, follow too close, honk, swerve in and out of traffic, travel well beyond the posted speed limit, flash their brights into the...
and heavy traffic.
Traffic on roads may consist of pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars and other conveyances, either singly or together, while using the public way for purposes of travel. Traffic laws are the laws which govern traffic and regulate vehicles, while rules of the road are...
Importance of Traffic Road and Associated Risks
Traffic Road: It is the way or path by which people move themselves and carry their necessary things from one place to another.
Ancient Scenario of Road Transportation:
At the very beginning people mostly used water path for their communication...
Cell phone safety would seem largely a matter of common sense. Pay attention, watch the road and you’ll arrive safely.
But researchers who have been studying cell phone-related accidents since the 1990s say there are some surprising ways in which wireless phones endanger drivers, passengers and pedestrians...
Pragmatic ways to prevent road crashes
M S Siddiqui
Legal Economist and pursuing PhD in Open University, Malaysia
The global policy is prevention of road crashes, not the punishment of drivers, one of the road users. Our problem lies with the failure to implement...