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Pedestrian Crossing Behaviour Influences Injury Severity in Urban Cities of India

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 9)

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Page : 1032-1036

Keywords : Pedestrian Behaviour; vehicular growth; Age and Gender; Crossing Behaviour; Road Traffic Accidents;

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Safety of pedestrian is a major concern in urban cities due to growth of vehicular traffic and non - availability of proper pedestrian road crossing. Due to heavy population with the increase of vehicular growth rate, there is impose of regulation on motor vehicles but enforcing laws on pedestrian is completely deserted. The number of accidents in India is three times higher than that prevailing in developed countries. Age and Gender are major factors which influences the pedestrian crossing behaviour. The sex wise distribution revealed that males are predominantly affected with male: female ratio 5.67: 1. In this study the more number of Road Traffic Accidents cases among male in the age group of 15 - 54 years. Pedestrian crossing behaviour is analysed and some conclusions are drawn from model: (1) age and gender are the important factors when pedestrian involved in a crossing, (2) literacy is a factor which influences crossing behaviour of pedestrian.

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