Free Essays on Road Accident Statistics

  1. ROAD ACCIDENT IN MALAYSIA

    and recent road accidents statistics/reports, we can perceive that the propensity of road accidents in Malaysia is on the rise. Now I think, Malaysia really requires an investigation in the geographical distribution and regional variation of accidents rather than looking at the accidents in a national...

  2. Road Safety

    ESSAY ROAD SAFETY Road safety continues to be one of the most serious public health and social issues in Trinidad and Tobago—it affects everyone, whether you drive, walk or cycle. The aim of road safety is to reduce the harm, injuries, death and property damage resulting from crashes of road vehicle...

  3. Road Accident

    Road Accident Road accident is a global tragedy with ever-raising trend. In Malaysia, it represents a major public problem because of the high number of victims involved and also the seriousness of the consequences for the victim themselves and to their families as well. Accidents are generally classified...

  4. Traffic Accidents

    Traffic Accidents 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...

  5. Teenager Cause Higher Number of Car Accident

    Teenager Cause Higher Number of Car Accident Generally we know teenager is the future generation of our humanity which in term of leadership, knowledge, creativity, innovative and of course crime as well. Even at this moment as we relaxing sitting on a comfortable chair at home there’s...

  6. Personal Accident and Health Insurance Market in Poland: Size, Global Trends, Industry, Drivers, Opportunities and Forecast to 2018

    The Polish personal accident and health insurance segment recorded steady growth during the review period. The segment’s gross written premium posted a review period (2009-2013) compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.9%. The segment was driven by the economic growth, an increase in demand for health...

  7. Incedent on Road

    INCEDENT ON ROADS POINTS:- ➢ Introduction. ➢ Easy availability of automobiles. ➢ Reckless driving. ➢ Ditches on roads. ➢ Measures ➢ Maintenance of traffic rules ➢ Fines for law-breakers. ➢ Conclusion. Accidents have become a grave concern in our daily life...

  8. car truck accidents

    .....................65 i Acknowledgments We thank Kenneth Campbell, Daniel Blower, and Robert Pichler of the Center for National Truck Statistics at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) for providing us with the hard-copy files of the fatal crashes involving...

  9. Road Safety Campaign Concept

    Name: Nationwide Road Safety Education Campaign Background of the assignment Bangladesh has one of the highest fatality rate in road accident. 42% of these fatal accidents occur on its highways. Added with accidents the management of highways is another serious problem faced by road authorities. The...

  10. Risk of Teenagers Behind the Wheel

    teenage driving. Motor vehicle accidents remain the leading cause of death in youths from 16 to 20 years of age. The motor vehicle fatality rate of teenagers is higher than that of any other age group. Sixteen-year-old drivers are more than 20 times as likely to have an accident as the general population...

  11. Essay on Road Accidents

    Essay on Road Accidents !! Lack of road-sense has further complicated the matters. Driving licenses are given on illegal gratifications to the authorities and traffic rules and regulations are thrown to the winds. Overloading is one of the major factors of road- accidents and deaths. The condition of...

  12. Road Safety Culture

    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...

  13. Regulate Use of Cell Phones on the Road

    When a cell phone goes off in a classroom or at a concert, people are irritated, but at least lives are not endangered. When 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 by dialing and...

  14. Anger and Driving

    killed and an estimated 168,000 were injured in crashes that involved red light running. Every day we have to deal with these types of people on the road. We run a great risk whether on a long trip, or a short commute. Fortunately, there is something we can do about it. Motorcycles became popular among...

  15. The danger of lying in bed

    said: "Have an accident insurance ticket, also?" "No," I said, after studying the matter over a little. "No, I believe not; I am going to be traveling by rail all day today. However, tomorrow I don't travel. Give me one for tomorrow." The man looked puzzled. He said: "But it is for accident insurance,...

  16. Distracted Drivers Cause More Accidents

    2011 Drunk and Distracted Drivers are Top Causes of Accidents Drunk and distracted drivers cause more accidents on America’s roads and highways than any other reason. In August 2009 Diane Schuler, made national news when she caused an accident that killed eight people on the Taconic State Parkway...

  17. Texting while driving vs. drinking and driving

    distracted driving, the question surrounding the fairness of these penalties, given the similarities of choice, still remain. The increasing number of accidents and fatalities caused by distracted driving raises a serious concern as to why stiffer penalties have not yet been in effect. The maximum penalty...

  18. Dui Related Accidents

    Every year in the United States over 40,000 people die in vehicle related accidents and 40 % are the cause of drunk drivers. My best friend died from being in a vehicle with a drunk driver behind the wheel. To make a long story short, my friend Dustin was the only one in the vehicle that was wearing...

  19. texting and driving

    certainly can follow. Texting and driving, even for a second, can take your eyes off the road long enough to be distracting and hazardous to you. Notably, researchers have come to the conclusion that texting and driving accidents are prone from the advance usage of increased technology. Today texting and driving...

  20. speeding

    Drivers who over speed cause the greatest risks on roads compared to other causes of accidents. Different statistics showing that speeding is a major factor in more than a third of all the road crashes that are fatal. Recent researches show that more than sixty nine per cent of drivers admit that they...

  21. Distracted Driving: the Preventable Killer

    was immature, overconfident, and driving too fast. Carelessness and distractions proved too much for this young, inexperienced driver. He ran off the road, hit a ditch, and went airborne slamming into a tree at a high rate of speed. The impact of this horrific crash paralyzed one passenger and instantly...

  22. Hydrogen Vehicle

    for some fatal accidents in British Columbia. However, 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...

  23. texting and drving

    Texting while driving causes around 1,600,000 accidents per year in the US and causes at least 11 deaths every day. More often than not, people see texting while driving as no big deal, but I am here to tell each and every one of you why this must not go on any longer. Texting in general can be distracting...

  24. Causes of Road Accidents - Summary

    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...

  25. Road Conditions & Auto Accidents

    Road Conditions & Auto Accidents The following factors affecting road conditions may play a role in a motor vehicle accident: Road Design The design of a roadway can contribute to accidents, by making it more difficult to see other vehicles, creating hazardous pinch points, presenting dangerous...

  26. drinking and driving

    inability to react quickly. It can change your mood and behavior, and make it harder to think clearly and move with coordination (drugfreeworld). Statistics say that the percent of alcohol in your body that you can drive with depends on your gender and weight. Even though the legal age for drinking is...

  27. speeding

    Drivers who over speed cause the greatest risks on roads compared to other causes of accidents. Different statistics showing that speeding is a major factor in more than a third of all the road crashes that are fatal. Recent researches show that more than sixty nine per cent of drivers admit that they...

  28. Weapons of Mass Destruction

    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...

  29. Don't drink and

    and Drive 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...

  30. Issue Accident

    issue on accidents often featured in the newspaper and hotly debated among the community. This is a serious problem as it has involved the loss of many lives. Thus, all parties must take further action to address this problem before it is too late. There are many factors that caused an accident to happen...

  31. Road Safety Essay

    Road Safety Essay Firstly, I want to briefly explain what traffic collision is. It is commonly known as a car crash. A car crash takes place when two cars, or more, collide, hitting each other. It might be a severe car crash or only a minor one, but the repair is always an excruciating process, which...

  32. Banning Cell Phones on the Road

    Name Composition I Mr. Teacher 17 Sep. 2014 Banning Cell Phones on the Road You are driving along the highway when, BAM ! A car rams into the side of yours. As you look up what do you see? A man texting on his cell phone totally oblivious to the world around him. As he gets out of his car he says...

  33. So Why Can't I Speed

    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 resulting in accidents and influencing...

  34. Pragmatic ways to prevent road crashes

     Pragmatic ways to prevent road crashes M S Siddiqui Legal Economist and pursuing PhD in Open University, Malaysia e-mail: shah@banglachemical.com 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...

  35. Accident Factor

    COM165 PUBLIC SPEAKING SPEECH OUTLINE Topic : Accident car in Malaysia General Purpose : To inform Specific Purpose : To inform my audience about the causes of accident in Malaysia Central Idea : Road accident has become one causes of death in Malaysia every...

  36. Learning

    detrimental effects of their actions. Notably, researches have depicted that texting while driving is one of the major causes of road accidents. As a matter of fact, accidents caused due to messaging while driving have superseded those which are instigated by drunk drivers. Worth noting is the fact...

  37. A Study of the Causes of Male Drivers Involvement on Major Road Accidents Around the World

    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...

  38. Road Safety

    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...

  39. Causes of Road Accidents

    Road Accident 2.1. The Causes of Road Accident Road accident is becoming more and more common in today’s society and contributes to a significant number of deaths as the result. The following are some causes that lead to road accident. 2.1.1 Human Error One of the leading causes is driver error...

  40. Statistics of Alcohol Related Motor Vehicle Accidents

    Cameron Dickerson 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...

  41. Inferential Statistics and Findings

     Inferential Statistics and Findings QNT/561 December 8, 2014 Inferential Statistics and Findings The purpose of this paper is to create inferential statistics (hypothesis test) using the research question and two variable (dependent, DV and independent, IV), the learning...

  42. Motor Vehicle Accidents

    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...

  43. Older Drivers

    Elderly Drivers Picture driving down the road when you pull up to a yellow light, and ease to a stop as it turns red you look to your side to see a car speed past the now red light, and as they zoom by you notice that it happens to be an elderly person. It happens every day, and it can be prevented...

  44. Road Traffic Awareness

    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...

  45. road accidents

    As we were traveling in our car, we saw an accident happen in front of us. My father slammed on the breaks and veered to the left and went into the median strip of the highway. He then put the car into park and opened the car door and ran toward the accident leaving the car door open. Me being the age...

  46. Road Accidents as a Health Issue in Australia

    issues. Accident is one of the several pertinent health issues currently affecting Australia. Particularly road traffic accidents are on the record for causing massive deaths in Australia. W.H.O ranks Australia at number 162 world wide contributing to 1.29% of total death resulting from road accidents in...

  47. A Road Accident

    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...

  48. SUV ON ROAD

    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...

  49. Driving Ticket Paper

    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...

  50. Boys and Girls Are Mature Enough by the Age of 16 to Drive Cars on Our Roads.

    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...

  51. Traffic Accident

    The Effects of Traffic Accidents on the Emergence of Psychological Disorders among Drivers of "3Rd' Category": Private License in Jordan "A Field Research" By Ghoneem, Khowla Abd Al Raheem Academic journal article from Studies in Sociology of Science, Vol. 3, No. 2 Article details Beginning of...

  52. Teen Driving

    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...

  53. Drivers Safety

    anything from a ticket or fine to death. In most cases it can lead to death. One of the top traumatic events in Alaska today are due to motor vehicle accidents, which are more likely to become fatal and 40% being alcohol related. In 2000, the Alaska legislature set the Blood Alcohol Content level for drivers...

  54. Personal Accident and Health Insurance Market in Argentina: Size, Global Trends, Industry, Drivers, Opportunities and Forecast to 2018

    information and insights into the Argentine personal accident and health insurance segment, including: The Argentine personal accident and health insurance segment's growth prospects by insurance categories Key trends and drivers for the personal accident and health insurance segment The various distribution...

  55. Road Accident

    Car accident injuries The most common type of personal injury suffered in car accidents is whiplash and it is estimated that as many as 250,000 Britons are affected by it every year. Whiplash is basically the overstretching of the tissue in the neck and spine and can result in weeks, months or, in severe...

  56. Road de-icing

     Road de-icing 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 [1]. It...

  57. Boating Public

    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...

  58. Oral Presentation

     Should the driving age in Australia be lowered? If the driving age in Australia was lowered to 17 the road toll would rise by 20 per cent in the first year alone. The pressure to lower the driving age is the greatest in Victoria as it is the state with the highest driving age. Only in Victoria does...

  59. The Self-Driving Advantage

    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...

  60. Women Driving in Ksa

    15 years? And it won’t change in a matter of weeks or days or seconds. Our argument focuses on the practicalities of us driving like traffic jams, accidents, car breakdowns, driving in remote areas, etc. (And I say US because just like you I am a woman that has been deprived of my choice to drive). ...