TITLE

Analysis of Fatal Accidents Involving Motorcycles in Low Income Region (Case Study of Karangasem Region, Bali-Indonesia)

AUTHOR(S)
Suthanaya, Putu Alit
PUB. DATE
March 2016
SOURCE
International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa;2016, Vol. 19, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Karangasem region is the lowest income region in Bali Province-Indonesia. The people are highly dependent on using motorcycle for their daily movement. Karangasem has a high fatality rate of traffic accidents. There are 190 cases of the traffic accident and causing the death of 140 people. The number of accidents involving motorcycles are 172 cases. The objective of this study is to investigate factors that influence fatal traffic accidents involving motorcycles. This study used traffic accident data over 6 years period from 2007-2012 and applied logistic regression. It was found that there are four variable significantly affect accident fatality at 95% confidence level, i.e. accident location, collision type, violation type, and age.
ACCESSION #
110337460

 

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