Type
General Knowledge
Author
TRL
Organization
GRSP
Published in
1984
Submitted by
Rikke Rysgaard
Related theme(s)
Road Safety
Region
All Regions
Country
International

Road accidents in developing countries - urban problems and remedial measures

 

This report presents a review of the road accident problem in selected cities in developing countries. It shows, for a number of cities, the distribution of accidents by type of road, class of road user and vehicle involved. It was found that in the cities studied, the road accident fatahty rates ticenced vehicle) were up to thirty times greater than in cities in the developed world.