Road Mortality Rate

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3.1 Difference according to income 3.1.1 Road traffic mortality rate reduction while increasing income Kristensen’s results can be explained by the fact that those who have high-income parents have high level of access to cars. In addition, as we mentioned above, in men road traffic deaths are more frequent. In Kristensens study, we do not know how many male and female were from low- and high- income families. Therefore, this might be also important while making conclusions of results.[2] There is a fact that also deserves attention. People in low-income families travel farther distance by bus, while high-income families travel by car. This can also be one of the explanation of difference, because long travel by car increases risk of car accident, while public transport is safer.[6] 3.1.2…show more content…
3.1.2 Road traffic mortality rate reduction while increasing income The explanation of road traffic accident reduction while increased income can be that families with low income are less able to afford new cars and use protective devices.[7] Also they are more likely to live in inner city areas, where the risk of car accident is high.[6] In his study…show more content…
Because of that, it was called accident.[6] Preventive effort against road traffics is very important. Road traffic injuries cause economic loss not only to individuals and their families but also to nations as a whole as well. This includes costs for treatment as well as lost productivity for those killed or disabled by their injuries and for family members who have to take time off work to look after injured relative. Road traffic crashes cost most countries nearly 3% of their gross domestic product.[3] So when we discuss strategy financial effectiveness, which can be one of the negative part of it, we have to consider financial loss in case we do not accept the strategy. Before we start to think how to reduce road traffic mortality, we have to find reasons of car
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