IRTAD Road Safety Annual Report 2010

The International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD) of the International Transport Forum (ITF/OECD) published the Annual Report 2010, which comprises a synthesis of the main trends and road safety indicators for the year 2009 and preliminary data for the year 2010. It also presents longer term trends in order to better understand the development taking place in the different countries. Moreover, a report activity of the IRTAD Group for the year 2010 summarising the activities of the Group and detailed reports from 32 countries. NTUA has contributed to the detailed report for Greece. pdf5

December 23rd, 2010|Categories: Data|Tags: |

Road fatalities by road type, Greece 2009

59% of road accidents and fatalities outside built-up area occurred on national roads. More than three quarters of road accidents and 44% of fatalities occurred inside built-up area. However, accident severity is 5 times higher outside built-up areas in total. pdf5

October 30th, 2010|Categories: Data|Tags: , |

Road fatalities by lighting condition, Greece 2009

Most fatalities occur at daytime and at night with good street lighting inside built-up area, or with no street lighting outside built-up area. Accident severity is increased at night with no street lighting or poor street lighting.  pdf5

October 29th, 2010|Categories: Data|Tags: |

Road fatalities by transport mode, Greece 2009

Almost half of fatalities are passenger car occupants. Another 28% of fatalities are motorcycle riders. Most car occupant fatalities occur outside built-up areas while most motorcycle and pedestrian fatalities occur inside built-up areas. Accident severity is higher outside built-up areas for all transport modes. pdf5

October 29th, 2010|Categories: Data|Tags: , , |

Road fatalities by accident type, Greece 2009

Head on, at angle collisions and come off the road are the most common accident types outside built-up areas. Pedestrian accidents, at angle collisions and collisions with stopped vehicle are the most common accident types inside buipt-up areas. Accident severity is 5 times higher outside built-up areas especially at head on collisions when a pedestrian is involved. pdf5

October 29th, 2010|Categories: Data|

Road fatalities characteristics, Greece 1991 – 2009

Road fatalities characteristics are presented in this table. According to the data an important decrease in the road fatalities of young people and pedestrians is observed during the period 1991 – 2010, as well as a spectacular decrease in fatalities outside urban areas. pdf5

October 29th, 2010|Categories: Data|

EU transport in figures 2010

The Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG Move) of the European Commission released the Statistical Pocketbook 2010 ‘EU Transport in figures’. In this Statistical Pocketbook, key road safety Tables are contained, together with several other Tables on transport statistics, providing a complete picture of current trends in transport in Europe. Data on road fatalities for the EU member states and associate countries allowed for time series comparisons and country rankings. link

 

June 29th, 2010|Categories: Data|Tags: |

IRTAD Road Safety Annual Report 2009

The International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD) of the International Transport Forum (ITF/OECD) published the Annual Report 2009, which comprises a synthesis of the main trends and road safety indicators for the year 2008 and preliminary data for the year 2009. It also presents longer term trends in order to better understand the evolution taking place in the different countries, as well as detailed reports from 27 countries. NTUA has contributed to the detailed report for Greece. pdf5

December 23rd, 2009|Categories: Data|Tags: |

Mobile phone use rate, Greece 2009

According to an observational study carried out by NTUA under the coordination of Prof. George Kanellaidis, 9% of passenger car drivers use mobile phone during driving, whereas 2% of Power Two Wheelers use mobile phone while driving. Mobile phone use rate is increased inside built-up areas and for young drivers (16 – 24), especially for young female passenger car drivers (16%) and young female PTW riders (12%).pdf5

November 6th, 2009|Categories: Data|Tags: , |

Helmet use rate, Greece 2009

According to an observational study carried out by NTUA under the coordination of Prof. George Kanellaidis, 75% of motorcycle riders use their helmet. Young females (16-24) have fewer helmet use rates than young males, while the opposite is the case for the other age groups. Only 41% of motorcycle passengers use their helmet inside built-up areas. More than 90% of riders use their helmet outside built-up areas. pdf5

November 6th, 2009|Categories: Data|Tags: |

Seat belt use rate, Greece 2009

According to an observational study carried out by NTUA under the coordination of Prof. George Kanellaidis, around 1 out of 4 drivers do not use seat belts. Females have higher seat belt use rates. Only 19% of rear seat passengers use seat belt inside urban area and 28% outside urban area. Child restrain use is 57% with no significant difference inside / outside urban area. pdf5

November 6th, 2009|Categories: Data|Tags: |

EU transport in figures 2009

The Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG Move) of the European Commission released the Statistical Pocketbook 2010 ‘EU Transport in figures’. In this Statistical Pocketbook, key road safety Tables are contained, together with several other Tables on transport statistics, providing a complete picture of current trends in transport in Europe. Data on road fatalities for the EU member states and associate countries allowed for time series comparisons and country rankings.  link

June 29th, 2009|Categories: Data|Tags: |

ETSC PIN Report – Greece’s poor performance 2009

In June 2009, ETSC published the PIN Annual Report. Over the period 2001-2008, best results have been achieved by countries with a medium level of safety Luxembourg, France and Portugal already the top three for their progress up to 2007, keep their leading position with reductions of 49%, 48% and 47% respectively up to 2008. For Greece the reduction is 15%, whereas the anerage reduction for EU is 28%. pdf5

June 22nd, 2009|Categories: Data|

ETSC PIN Report – little progress but great potential 2007

In June 2007, ETSC published the PIN Annual Report. The country data showed that France, Luxembourg and Belgium have reached the greatest reductions in the number of yearly road deaths between 2001 and 2005. Highest levels of seat belt wearing are recorded in France, Germany and Malta, while the Czech Republic, Belgium and Germany have achieved greatest improvements in the area of drink driving over the last decade. pdf5

June 7th, 2007|Categories: Data|Tags: |

Accident risk by vehicle characteristics, Greece 2004

Accident risk of PTW decreases with vehicle age. Accident risk of passenger cars is increased for new (<2 years) and old (>10 years) vehicles. Accident risk outside buitl-up areas at nights or at weekends is much higher, especially for PTW’s. pdf5

October 11th, 2005|Categories: Data|Tags: |

Accident risk by driver’s characteristics, Greece 2004

Accident risk of young drivers is 4 times the average for car drivers and 5 times the average of PTW riders. Drivers >65 years old are at increased risk, especially when riding mopeds or motorcycles. Accident risk decreases with driving experience. Vehicle age <1 year or >10 years is associated with increased accident risk. Male drivers (especially young ones) have much higher accident risk than females. pdf5

October 11th, 2005|Categories: Data|Tags: |