Research Prepared as Partial Fulfillment of the
Requirement for the Subject Criminological Research and Statistics
Notre Dame of Tacurong College
City of Tacurong
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Criminology, this study entitled”Causes of Traffic Accidents and the Effectiveness of Preventive Measures Implemented by the Tacurong PNP” was prepared by Kristine Rose Panaguiton, Chenelo Estialbo, Michelle Agodera, Raymund Torres and Denmark Gamueta.
Accepted as a partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Criminology.
Mr. Moises G. Tejada
This study would not have been completed without the mental, inspirational and physical help of many well-being people. To each and every one of them we extend our deep hearted appreciation and gratitude.
To Mr. Benigno L. Mendoza, Jr, for his guidance and giving more ideas to fulfill and success of our research work and also for the patience that he had given in each and every one of us.
To the program head of Criminology, Mr. Moises G. Tejada, for allowing us to borrow some thesis work of his students as a basis and guide for our study.
To our friends and classmates, who give their advice and moral support upon preparing this study.
To our loving parents, for their love and care.
Lastly to our GOD who have given us strength to fulfill our study and also for the protection and care that HE has given every day.
We dedicate this study to our family, friends, classmates and teachers. This study would not be successful with their help. And also to God who has given us strength and good mind while doing this study.
Table of Contents
Title page i
AcknowledgementiiiDedication iiiiChapter 1
Background of the study1-2
Statement of the Problem3
Review of Related Literature4-13
Theoretical and Schematic Diagram14
Significance of the Study15
Definition of Terms16
Data Gathering Procedure 17
Statistical Treatment of Data18
Interpretation in table 1 and 219-20
Table 1 21
Table 3 23
Problem and Setting
Background of the Study
Driving on a road is not easy today. The increase volume of vehicles at present made the things difficult for everybody to drive carefully. Traffic accidents are extremely caused these days whether due to negligence or otherwise. However, lots of reasons are there for these accidents. The young blood with full of excitement and joy need change in their life, and they look for the various ways to get them is driving the car or any vehicle in speed. We all know speed is a major factor in many accidents. However, not all accidents are caused by speed and not all accidents are preventable. There are steps that we can take to help prevent accidents. Many accidents can be prevented and in those that are not preventable, the damage could be lessened. (According to NHTSA- National highway Traffic Safety Administration). Vehicles accidents total 5,811,000 nationwide in 2008, injuring approximately 3 million people. Vehicle accidents can result in serious physical injuries and more than 2 million people were permanently injured in 2008 as a result. In Florida, there were 2,978 fatalities from...