ISSN (Online) : 2395-3837
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IJACEE ISSN (Online) : 2395-3837
Title    :   A Study On Traffic Accidents In Madurai
Authors    :   R.K.M. Sivakumar, K.R.Yoganathan, D.Prasannan
Keywords    :   Traffic accident, Madurai, Fatality rate
Issue Date    :   April 2016
Abstract    :   Road traffic accidents are considered among the leading causes of death locally and globally. In Madurai, road traffic accidents were responsible for about 20% of fatalities during the year 2013 and were named as the high cause of death in the country during the year 2013. Madurai suffers from a serious traffic accidents problem that must get more attention from the decision makers. A total of 4005 accidents have occurred over the study period (2008-2013) with an average of 667 accidents/year. Traffic accidents in Madurai were continuously increasing over the study period as a result of continuous increase in population and auto ownership represented by the motorization level (number of registered vehicles/1000 population). This study has utilized the traffic accidents data in Madurai for six years period to mainly investigate their trends and characteristics over that period. Based on the available data, traffic accidents were analyzed considering several variables including accident.
Page(s)    :   Pages : 1-4
ISSN(Online)    :   2395-3837
Source    :   IJACEE - Volume 2 Issue 4
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