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Transferring road safety knowledge and techniques to South East Asia: Context and challenges

King, Mark (1999) Transferring road safety knowledge and techniques to South East Asia: Context and challenges. In 21st Conference of Australian Institutes of Transport Research, 8-10 December 1999, Brisbane, Queensland.

Abstract

This is a report on work in progress. Statistics on road safety and other transport indicators in South East Asia point to significant road safety problems. Western road safety technology and knowledge can be applied to those problems, and a number of efforts have been made in this direction. However, the context of transport development in South East Asia, as well as challenges arising from social, cultural and economic factors, limit the potential for transfer of knowledge and technology. The research being undertaken by the author is aimed at a better understanding of these limitations and their causes, and a more effective means of improving road safety in South East Asia.

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ID Code: 11308
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Road Transportation and Freight Services (150703)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (160400) > Social and Cultural Geography (160403)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1999 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 07 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:51

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