Risk Factors in Road Crash Incidents (RF-RCI) in the Selected Municipality in Partido Area, Bikol Region, Philippines


Authors : Ariel Barco Barreda

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 3 - March

Google Scholar : https://bit.ly/3TmGbDi

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7809235

Abstract : This study intends to ascertain the risk factors in traffic accidents in the chosen Municipality in the Partido Area, Bikol Region V. A. Y 2019–2022, as well as the degree of traffic law awareness.This study used document analysis from the records that were available from the Municipal Police Station of San Jose, Goa, Tigaon, and Sangay in Partido Area Camarines Sur from 2019 to 2022. This study employed a quantitative data collection method and a descriptive design to assess respondents' knowledge of traffic laws. Findings showed that human variables, such as inattentive drivers, impaired drivers from alcohol or drugs, weariness, a lack of driver education, and destructive driving, for example, made up 73.33 percent of the risk factors in road crash events.According to the respondents' (2.61WM) knowledge of Philippine traffic laws, it is illegal to drive while using a cellphone, argue with a passenger, follow a vehicle too closely, overtake recklessly, listen to music while driving, ignore traffic signs, lack of skill, and drive without first checking the vehicle. The public safety office and the law enforcement agency may utilize the study's findings as a starting point when implementing traffic regulations and ordinances in the future.

Keywords : Risk factors, road crash incidents, partido area, Philippines

This study intends to ascertain the risk factors in traffic accidents in the chosen Municipality in the Partido Area, Bikol Region V. A. Y 2019–2022, as well as the degree of traffic law awareness.This study used document analysis from the records that were available from the Municipal Police Station of San Jose, Goa, Tigaon, and Sangay in Partido Area Camarines Sur from 2019 to 2022. This study employed a quantitative data collection method and a descriptive design to assess respondents' knowledge of traffic laws. Findings showed that human variables, such as inattentive drivers, impaired drivers from alcohol or drugs, weariness, a lack of driver education, and destructive driving, for example, made up 73.33 percent of the risk factors in road crash events.According to the respondents' (2.61WM) knowledge of Philippine traffic laws, it is illegal to drive while using a cellphone, argue with a passenger, follow a vehicle too closely, overtake recklessly, listen to music while driving, ignore traffic signs, lack of skill, and drive without first checking the vehicle. The public safety office and the law enforcement agency may utilize the study's findings as a starting point when implementing traffic regulations and ordinances in the future.

Keywords : Risk factors, road crash incidents, partido area, Philippines

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