WHITE PAPER ON TRANSPORTATION SAFETY IN JAPAN '89. ABRIDGED EDITION

This white paper reviews trends in traffic accidents and the enforcement of traffic safety in Japan, with particular to the Fourth Fundamental Traffic Safety Program (FY1986-FY1990). Traffic accident statistics from the Japanese National Police Agency are given for various years up to 1988; they cover motor vehicles owned, trends in motor vehicle traffic, road improvements, population by age and traffic fatalities by age, user, time of day and week. Current traffic safety promotion programs concern the elderly, road improvement projects, safety education, driver education, vehicle safety and enforcement of traffic laws. Some comparative international traffic accident statistics are presented in the final chapter. (Author/TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Intl Assoc of Traffic and Safety Sciences (IATSS)

    6-20, 2-Chome
    Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Publication Date: 1989

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 62 p.

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00609620
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 30 1991 12:00AM