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The effectiveness of the road safety program among the road users in Malaysia


Khua, Saw Peng and Melan, Mustakim (2012) The effectiveness of the road safety program among the road users in Malaysia. In: Simposium Pengurusan Teknologi, Operasi & Logistik (SIPTIK III), 11-12 Disember 2012, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The research is aims to reduce the road accidents that always happen in Malaysia.To address this problem Malaysian Government established the Road Safety Department under the Ministry of Transport in 2004 to coordinate, monitor and implement road safety program.Besides that, in this research a National Road Safety Plan was formulated the road safety program such as behavioral modification of road users, road engineering and vehicle safety to prevent road accidents.In addition, in this research also discuss about how the government reinforces the law and regulation on Road Traffic Act to increase the safety on road.The methodology, of the research is using the secondary data to analyze and review of the previous literature to find the way enhance the road safety program.In conclusion, the effectiveness of road safety program improvement is based on the action taken by government, other stakeholders, road developers and road planning personnel.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789832078739 ANJURAN: Pusat Pengajian Pengurusan, Teknologi dan Logistik (STML), Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Road accidents, Road safety, Government planning, Road safety department, Road users
Subjects: T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Mustakim Melan
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2013 00:52
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 04:03
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/8470

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