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Africa Road Safety Review

Africa Road Safety Review

Africa Road Safety Review

FHWA-SA-01-008
December 2000

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Summary  
 
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Chapter 1 - Introduction  
 
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1.1 Background  
 
 
 
   
1.2 Scope of work  
 
 
 
   
Chapter 2 - Methodology  
 
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2.1 Data Collection  
 
 
 
   
2.2 Literature Review  
 
 
 
   
2.3 Report Structure  
 
 
 
   
Chapter 3 - The Current Situation  
 
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3.1 Estimating Road Deaths in Africa  
 
 
 
   
3.2 Reported Fatality Rates and Risk  
 
 
 
   
3.3 Motorisation Levels  
 
 
 
   
Chapter 4 - Trends In Fatalities and Licensed Vehicles  
 
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4.1 Trends in fatalities  
 
 
 
   
4.2 Trends in vehicle ownership  
 
 
 
   
4.3 Population Growth Rates  
 
 
 
   
Chapter 5 - Crash Characteristics  
 
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5.1 Urban crashes  
 
 
 
   
5.2 Road casualties  
 
 
 
   
5.3 Crash characteristics  
 
 
 
   
5.4 Contributory factors  
 
 
 
   
Chapter 6 - Economic Cost of Road Crashes in Africa  
 
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6.1 Introduction  
 
 
 
   
6.2 Crash costing in Africa  
 
 
 
   
Chapter 7 - Literature Review Summary  
 
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7.1 Development initiatives  
 
 
 
   
7.2 Road safety management  
 
 
 
   
7.3 Funding  
 
 
 
   
7.4 Road safety partnerships and community participation  
 
 
 
   
7.5 Crash data system  
 
 
 
   
7.6 Crash costing  
 
 
 
   
7.7 Road safety engineering  
 
 
 
   
7.8 Traffic regulations and law enforcement  
 
 
 
   
7.9 Traffic safety education for children  
 
 
 
   
7.10 Road safety publicity  
 
 
 
   
7.11 Medical services  
 
 
 
   
7.12 Impaired road use  
 
 
 
   
7.13 Research  
 
 
 
   
7.14 Motor vehicle insurance  
 
 
 
   
Chapter 8 - Conclusions and Recommendations  
 
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8.1 Sectoral Needs Analysis  
 
 
 
   
8.2 Crash data  
 
 
 
   
8.3 Road Sector Development Programmes  
 
 
 
   
8.4 Road safety engineering  
 
 
 
   
8.5 Funding  
 
 
 
   
8.6 Community Participation  
 
 
 
   
8.7 Collaborations and Partnerships  
 
 
 
   
8.8 Monitoring and Evaluation  
 
 
 
   
8.9 Central Road Safety Reference System  
 
 
 
   
8.10 Vulnerable road user safety  
 
 
 
   
8.11 Professional drivers  
 
 
 
   
References  
 
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Appendices  
 
 
 
   
Appendix A - Estimating road fatalities in Africa  
 
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Appendix B - Trends in fatalities, vehicles and population  
 
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Appendix C - Literature review  
 
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Appendix D - Contact database  
 
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List of Tables  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Table 3.1 - Road safety summary statistics  
 
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Table 3.2 - Estimated road deaths for the year 2000 with under-reporting adjusted  
 
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Table 3.3 - Distribution of estimated road deaths, motor vehicles and population  
 
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Table 5.1 - Urban share of road crashes and population  
 
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Table 5.2 - Road fatality by casualty class  
 
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Table 5.3 - Urban road casualties  

 

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Table 5.4 - Age distribution of road deaths  
 
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Table 5.5 - Socio-economic characteristics of pedestrians  
 
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Table 5.6 - Crash involvement  
 
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Table 5.7 - Vehicle type involvement  
 
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Table 5.8 - Contributory factors  
 
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Table 6.1 - Estimated costs  
 
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Table 7.1 - Model traffic safety policy  
 
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Table A.1 - Estimated costs  
 
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List of Figures  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Figure 3.1 - Global distribution of road deaths  
 
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Figure 3.2 - East Africa Fatality Rates  
 
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Figure 3.3 - Southern Africa Fatality Rates  
 
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Figure 3.4 - Central Africa Fatality Rates  
 
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Figure 3.5 - West Africa Fatality Rates  
 
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Figure 3.6 - East Africa Fatality Risks  
 
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Figure 3.7 - Southern Africa Fatality Risks  
 
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Figure 3.8 - Central Africa Fatality Risks  
 
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Figure 3.9 - West Africa Fatality Risks  
 
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Figure 3.10 - East Africa Motorisation levels  
 
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Figure 3.11 - Southern Africa Motorisation levels  
 
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Figure 3.12 - Central Africa Motorisation levels  
 
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Figure 3.13 - West Africa Motorisation levels  
 
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Figure 4.1 - East Africa Road Fatalities  
 
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Figure 4.2 - Central Africa Road Fatalities  
 
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Figure 4.3 - Southern Africa Road Fatalities  
 
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Figure 4.4 - West Africa Road Fatalities  
 
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Figure 4.5 - East Africa - Changes in registered vehicles from Baseline 1992  
 
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Figure 4.6 - Southern Africa - Changes in registered vehicles from Baseline 1992  
 
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Figure 4.7 - Central Africa - Changes in registered vehicles from Baseline 1992  
 
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Figure 4.8 - West Africa - Changes in registered vehicles from Baseline 1992  
 
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Figure 5.1 - Vulnerable road user fatalities  
 
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Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017