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...
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...
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...
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...
approaches, comparisons and differences of Buchanan and Monderman’s ordering of public space, including pedestrians and motor vehicles, their views of traffic governance, also the effects these approaches have on society. There are many various factors in understanding how social order of public spaces is...
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...
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...
that are imposed on the various types of roads e.g., freeways, side streets, residential streets, etc. one would perhaps be surprised to discover an inability to answer this seemingly simple question. The same could easily be said of many other rules of the road for instance, far too many drivers in...
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...
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
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...
UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS.
ADETUASE Christiana & OLUYEMI Abayomi
Department of Psychology,
University of Lagos.
Pedestrians are susceptible road users. In the University of Lagos, pedestrian have the right of way over cars at unsignalised zebra crossing as soon as they noticeably indicate their...
ConBici-Spain C/ Luis Cernuda, 16, 19208 Alovera, Guadalajara [email protected] x poster presentation
In 2004 a reform of the General Regulation of Traffic was approved containing some improvements for cyclists. Nevertheless, it also had some points in that regulation breaking that positive tendency. The...
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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 laws have been established for safety, for the sake of the driver, pedestrians, and the general population...
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...
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Chapter 9: Road System Issues
9.1 ACCESS MANAGEMENT
..................73 Access Management Techniques................................................
extremely impatients.They beat the red traffic light and do it without thinking their risk of losing their lives.They think that stopping at the red signal is wastage of time and fuel.The red light beaters not only jeopardize their lives but also the safety of other road users. Other than that, the carelessness...
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...
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...
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...
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...
between the thinking we are developing at the DSA and the work being carried out by the wide range of organisations involved in driver training and road safety in general.
In line with its philosophy of safe driving for life, the DSA recognises that the Syllabus will evolve and develop over time. We are...
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...
Cell phone use while driving is dangerous not only for the sake of drivers’ own safety but also for passengers’ and pedestrians’. Although using cell phones in an operating vehicle is not the only reasons that cause traffic accidents, cell phone driving should be prohibited in B.C. because cell phone use...
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for Disease Control (CDC) now publish records and statistics yearly. During the course of this paper we will review accident statistics, speed limits, road conditions and driving habits which are the leading causes of speeding. Even though speed is not the main factor for vehicle fatalities, speed is dangerous...
Pragmatic ways to prevent road crashes
M S Siddiqui
Legal Economist and pursuing PhD in Open University, Malaysia
e-mail: [email protected]
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...