Areas of intervention for enhancing the knowledge of safe driving: an experience in West Bengal, India - Annam S, Cheranchery MF, Chakraborty A, Maitra S.
Road safety is a global concern, and India is considered to be the most unsafe for road users, accounting for almost 11% of the accident-related deaths. With 80% of road accidents occurring due to driving error, lack of safe driving knowledge was found to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Criminal liability for perpetrators of negligent crimes resulting in the death of others in traffic accidents - Hasbi FR, Dewi Utari AA, Aringga RD.
Criminal responsibility leads to the prosecution of the perpetrator who has committed a criminal act and fulfills its elements as stipulated in the law. Viewed from the perspective of the occurrence of a prohibited act (obligation), an individual will be c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Urban space distribution: the case for a more equitable mobility system - Attard M, Guzman LA, Oviedo D.
Cities everywhere are struggling to establish more sustainable transport systems to reduce accidents, congestion, pollution and improve overall urban environments for human well-being. Due to increased mobility, particularly with private motorized vehicles... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Clinical-epidemiological profile of traumatic brain injury associated with traffic accidents in southeastern Par á, in the Brazilian Amazon - Ribeiro EA, Ferreira RH, Caixeta LC, Fagundes MJL, Weber LKBJ, Teixeira AO.
INTRODUCTION: In Brazil, traumatic brain injury (TBI) represents about two thirds of all causes of death and are often associated with traffic accidents, causing overload of medium and high complexity services. OBJECTIVES: To describe the occurrenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Investigating medical student's attitudes about road accident risks: a cross-sectional study - Shahraki-Sanavi F, Tabatabaei SMN.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Given that unsafe human actions are the main cause of accidents, it is essential to comprehend the attitudes of medical students toward the risks of road accidents, particularly given their potential influence as future healthcare prof... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Intelligent mine safety risk based on knowledge graph: hotspots and frontiers - Shi D, Chen Z, Zhang X, Xie C.
The safety of mining has always been a concern. The occurrence of safety accidents not only endangers human health, but also causes serious damage to the ecological environment. With the continuous upgrade and improvement of mining technology, most mines a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Medical misadventures as errors and mistakes and motor vehicular accidents in the disproportionate burden of childhood mortality among Blacks/African Americans in the United States: CDC dataset, 1968-2015 - Holmes LJ, Enwere M, Mason R, Holmes MS, Ngalim P, Nsongka K, Deepika K, Ogungbade G, Poleon M, Mage DT.
PURPOSE: Racial disparities in infant mortality in the United States persist after adjustment for known confounders of race and mortality association, as well as heterogeneity assessment. Epidemiologic and clinical data continue to show the survival disadv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Ascending colon injury and ileal perforation due to blunt abdominal trauma: a case report - Suzuki T, Sugiki D, Matsumoto A, Akao T, Matsumoto H.
A rare case of an ascending colon injury and ileal perforation in a 34-year-old male patient due to blunt abdominal trauma caused by a road traffic accident is reported in this study. This paper reports the clinical and imaging findings of seat belt syndro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Research on the decision-making of work safety investment in industrial park enterprises: evidence from behavioral experiments - Liu SX, Bao S, Yang D, Zhang J.
Due to the clustering of risk factors, industrial park safety accidents can easily trigger a domino effect. Work safety investment is the foundation of enterprise work safety in industrial parks. Therefore, increasing the work safety investment of enterpri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A review of road safety evaluation methods based on driving behavior - Du Z, Deng M, Lyu N, Wang Y.
Road traffic safety should be evaluated throughout the entire life-cycle of road design, operation, maintenance, and expansion construction. However, traditional methods for evaluating road traffic safety based on traffic accidents and conflict technology ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Assessing the impacts of traffic calming at network level: a multimodal agent-based simulation - Zargiannaki E, Tzouras PG, Antoniou E, Karolemeas C, Kepaptsoglou K.
The reduction of speed limits in urban roads through traffic calming schemes intends to ensure safer traffic conditions among road users by reducing the probability related to the occurrence of severe accident. Looking it from a different perspective, traf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Comparisons on methods for identifying accident black spots using vehicle kinetic parameters collected from road experiments - Xu Y, Zhang C, He J, Liu Z, Chen Y, Zhang H.
Identification of accident black spots has gained tremendous popularity among road agencies and safety specialists for evaluating and subsequently enhancing road traffic safety. However, there is still limited understanding of the internal relationship bet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Investigation of annual trucks fatal accidents in El Hajeb province of Morocco using TRIZ-Ishikawa diagram - Adib K, Mazouzi M, Elyoussoufi S.
A stretch of road in the province of EL HAJEB, located in the central-south region of Morocco, is classified among the roadways experiencing an accumulation of fatal traffic accidents, with a particular involvement of freight transport vehicles. Investigat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Review of driving-behaviour simulation: VISSIM and artificial intelligence approach - Al-Msari H, Koting S, Ahmed AN, El-Shafie A.
Examining driving behaviour is crucial for traffic operations because of its influence on driver safety and the potential for increased risk of accidents, injuries, and fatalities. Approximately 95% of severe traffic collisions can be attributed to human e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The structure of near misses and occupational accidents in the Polish construction industry - Wo źniak Z, Hoła B.
Near misses are referred to in literature as precursors of occupational accidents. These events, and their relationships with occupational accidents in various economic sectors have been the subject of research in several countries around the world. In Pol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news