Paper On Road Safety Malaysia

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Status Paper On Road Safety 2009, Malaysia STATUS PAPER ON ROAD SAFETY (2009) MALAYSIA 1. National Statistical Trend In Road Accident Road fatalities, serious injuries, road accidents (source: Royal Malaysian Police) For latest accident data records (2009; refer Table A), a casualty (refer Table B) for traffic accident (Royal Malaysia Police) includes 6,218 fatalities; 6,978 serious injured and 12,072 light injuries. Total registered vehicle in the same year estimated at 19,020,000 vehicles whereas total Malaysian population (Statistical Department) at about 28,310,000 people. Findings: Death rates (Refer Table C) i) per 100,000 people = 23.83 ii) Per 10,000 vehicles = 3.55 Pedestrian deaths rate (per 100,000 people & per 10,000 vehicles) (source: Royal Malaysian Police) For latest accident data records (2009), a casualty for pedestrian (Royal Malaysia Police) includes 593 fatalities, 613 serious injured and 1,171 light injuries. Total registered vehicle in the same year estimated at 19,020,000 vehicles whereas total Malaysian population (Statistical Department) at about 28,310,000 peoples. Findings: Pedestrian death rates (Refer Table D) i) Pedestrian death per 100,000 people = 0.31 ii) Pedestrian death per 10,000 vehicles = 2.09 Motorcycle deaths (per number of motorcycles) Based on 2009 data, total number motorcycles are 8,940,230 and 113,962 involved in accidents. About 4,070 deaths (include motorcyclist and pillion rider) recorded. Estimated motorcycle deaths per number of motorcycles involved is 2196. Road accident deaths of children less than 5 years Based on 2009 accident data recorded, total numbers of casualties for children less than 5 years are 107includes 32 deaths, 24 serious injuries and 51 minor injuries have been recorded. Fleet safety records of public or private organisation (deaths/100,000 km) No record / unavailable data at this moment 2.

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