[Study on illegal driving behavior and vehicle road traffic injury in China from 2006 to 2010].
Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2015 Jun;36(6):603-6
Authors: Dai J, Yang Y
OBJECTIVE: To study the characteristics and trend of illegal driving behavior in China to provide evidence for related policy enforcement.
METHODS: Using indices as death rate of ten thousand vehicle, death rate per 100 000 population, thousands of road mileage, degree of motorization and death ratio etc. to analyze the current situation, characteristics of illegal vehicle driving behavior related to road traffic injuries, in China.
RESULTS: From 2006 to 2010, death ratio on vehicle road traffic injuries related to the top five illegal driving behaviors were as follows: speeding (from 0.33 down to 0.17), on refuse to give way to others (from 0.26 to 0.14), on driving without license (from 0.21 to 0.08), on illegal driving encroachment (from 0.17 to 0.04) and on reverse driving (from 0.11 to 0.07). Death rates related to vehicle road traffic injuries on drunk driving or fatigue driving were 0.04 in 2010 and 0.02 in 2010, respectively.
CONCLUSION: Despite the fact that the number of vehicle road traffic injuries appeared a declining trend, the severity was increasing. Illegal driving behavior was still prevalent in China.
PMID: 26564633 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]