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The Characteristics of Traffic Accidents and Reduction Methods by Elderly Drivers to Prepare for the Aging Society -Focused on Jeju-

고령사회를 대비한 노인운전자 교통사고 특성 및 저감방안 -제주지역을 중심으로-

  • 김경범 (제주대학교 행정학과/제주대학교 사회과학연구소)
  • Received : 2014.04.11
  • Accepted : 2014.05.21
  • Published : 2014.07.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to deduce improvement plan through analysis of the type and characteristics of traffic accidents caused by elderly drivers, and to establish the traffic safety policies for the elderly drivers. The analyzed result of road traffic accident situation are as follows. Firstly, Traffic accidents caused by elderly drivers were frequent on local roads of poor traffic safety facilities such as lighting. Secondly, The most frequent time zone of Traffic accidents caused by elderly drivers was 18:00 to 20:00, this time zone was mainly darkened. Thirdly, Traffic accidents are often caused by lack of attention occurred by no implementation of safe driving. Institutional Improvement of cosideration for elderly drivers and Traffic Safety Facilities maintenance considering regional particularities is needed for reducing traffic accidents and the safety of our society. Their driving skills of elderly drivers should test themselves constantly, and elderly drivers must hold down driving yourself using the alternative transportation.

Keywords

Elderly Driver;Traffic Accident;Characteristics;Reduction Methods

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