Road Safety in Malaysia

3853 Words Mar 28th, 2011 16 Pages
Overview Of Current Road Safety Situation In Malaysia

OVERVIEW OF CURRENT ROAD SAFETY SITUATION IN MALAYSIA
Mohamad Nizam Mustafa Highway Planning Unit Road Safety Section Ministry of Works Jalan Sultan Salahuddin 50580 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ABSTRACT Road safety has long been considered as one of social responsibilities to the Malaysian Government. In the visibility of this responsibilities, multiples bodies concern on road safety have been formed within the government departments, private agencies and voluntary organisations. The Cabinet Committee of Road Safety chaired by the Prime Minister himself was formed by the Government. A National Road Safety Plan then was formulated to give an attention to road safety research programmes,
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4,511 66,108 66,741 67,069 68,770 74,217 74,641 79,667 71,814 71,814

Year 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004** 2005**

Vehicles Vehicles Population Registered Involved 10,434,592 10,438,137 10,472,544 10,716,642 10,944,500 11,188,630 11,442,086 14,128,354 14,506,589 14,886,759 15,437,683 15,866,592 16,278,001 16,527,973 16,521,300 17,376,800 17,812,000 18,178,100 18,606,000 19,050,000 19,494,000 20,096,700 21,169,000 21,665,600 22,179,500 22,711,900 23,263,600 23,795,300 24,526,500 25,048,300 25,580,000 26,130,000 1,090,279 1,267,119 1,429,845 1,621,271 1,829,958 1,989,391 2,357,386 2,901,182 3,246,790 3,594,943 3,941,036 4,243,142 3,523,674 3,674,482 3,865,711 4,155,197 4,547,417 4,942,040 5,259,836 5,656,037 6,166,432 6,802,375 7,686,684 8,550,469 9,141,357 9,929,951 10,598,804 11,302,545 12,068,144 12,819,248 13,828,889 15,026,660 39,056 75,653 80,995 86,688 91,122 94,788 99,485 107,552 126,474 139,006 140,042 142,653 137,175 131,609 124,922 127,279 146,747 161,823 185,805 220,939 251,686 275,430 325,915 373,526 366,932 390,674 441,386 483,351 507,995 555,634 -

Road Road Accidents Casualties 24,581 48,233 48,291 54,222 56,021 57,931 59,084 63,192 74,096 79,150 80,526 82,059 79,804 76,882 73,250 75,626 87,999 96,513 118,554 135,995 148,801 162,491 189,109 215,632 211,037 223,166 250,429 265,175 279,711 298,653 326,815 328,264 13,332* 19,440 19,327