Country Report on Road Safety Initiatives in Malaysia

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Country Report on Road Safety Initiatives in MALAYSIA
Datuk Suret Singh Director General Road Safety Department

Malaysia

Basic Information
Country : Malaysia
◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Population: 26.4 Million in 2006 Square Kilometer: 392876km2 Road Length: 72,400 km No of Registered Vehicles: 15,790,732 Vehicle Kilometer Travelled/year: 337.8 Billion VKT

Malaysia

Definition and Data System
Definition:
◦ Fatality: Deaths within 30 days ◦ Serious: All Required Hospitalization ◦ Slight Injury: Out Patient or Self Treatment

Data System:
◦ Police Data
Form : Standard POL27 Accident Form Database/System: Computerized MAAP System Annual Accident Report availability: Yes

◦ Hospital Data
Injury classification used: AIS retrieval System: Many System used, in process of Standardization Malaysia

Safety Target and Management
National Safety Target?:
◦ 2.0 Deaths/10,000 vehicles by 2010 ◦ 10 Deaths100,000 population 2020 ◦ 10 Deaths per Billion VKT by 2020

National Safety Plan?:
◦ Availability: Yes, National Road Safety Plan 2006-2010 ◦ strategies : 9 Strategies ◦ Programs: 52 Programs

Availability of Institutional Set-up
◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Road Safety Department (2005) MIROS (2007) National Road Safety Council (50 years ago) Annual Budget Allocated for Road Safety Programs Malaysia

Road Safety Facts (1996-2006)
Year
Registered Vehicles Road Length (Km) Number of accidents Death 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 7,686,684 8,550,469 9,141,357 9,929,951 10,589,804 11,302,545 12,068,144 12,868,934 13,801,297 14,816,407 15,790,732 60,734 63,382 63,382 64,981 64,981 64,981 64,981 71,814 71,814 72,400 72,400 189,109 215,632 211,037 223,166 250,417 265,175 279,237 298,651 326,815 328,268 341,252 6,304 6,302 5,740 5,794 6,035 5,849 5,887 6,282 6,228 6,200 6,287

Fatality Index

Per 10,000 Vehicles 8.20 7.37 6.28 5.83 5.70 5.17 4.88 4.88 4.51 4.18 3.98

Per 100,000 Population 29.8 29.1 25.3 25.5 26.0 25.1 25.3 25.1 24.3 23.7 23.6

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