A descriptive secondary analysis to British road accidents combined with longitudinal study method

WEI, TAO (2015) A descriptive secondary analysis to British road accidents combined with longitudinal study method. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)]

[img] PDF - Registered users only - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download (485kB)

Abstract

Abstract

Although British now has one of the best road safety records in the world due to data from World Health Organization, there were still 26179 people died in Britain roads between 2004 and 2014 according to report published in the road safety information website created by United Kingdom Government (GOV.UK), in another word that nearly 7 people killed by road accidents every single day in last decade. Besides, millions of British got different severity of injuries in the road accidents which also causing irreversible and immeasurable impact to their families. To improve British road safety, this report explored the UK government of road safety record information system database to investigate the likely contributors of road accidents in British. A descriptive secondary data analysis of government records of reported road accidents between 1979 and 2014 combining with longitudinal study method was conducted to find out the significant factors influencing the road safety. The longitudinal analysis conducted in aspects of the road type, speed limit, junction detail, light condition, weather condition and road surface found out some likely contributors to UK road accidents.

Item Type: Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)
Depositing User: WEI, TAO
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2016 09:23
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2016 15:12
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/30167

Actions (Archive Staff Only)

Edit View Edit View