AN ANALYSIS OF DEATHS FROM ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA

Journal of Applied Sciences and Development [JASD]

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Title AN ANALYSIS OF DEATHS FROM ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA
 
Creator Atubi,, Augustus O.
 
Description The major objective of this paper is to analyze the reporteddeaths from road traffic accidents in Lagos State, Nigeria. Thestudy used mostly secondary data. The data were obtained fora period of thirty-two years (32) from 1970-2001. The 16harmonics for the selected Local Government Areasconsidered contribute above 90% of the total variance in thetime series. This means that more than 90% of deaths fromroad traffic accidents in Lagos State could be attributed torecklessness on the part of drivers, ignorance of high waycodes, over speeding etc. Also, the dominant cycles of deathsfrom road traffic accidents observed in the study area haveperiodicities of 32.00, 10.67 and 4.0 years with the mostdominant being 32 years. Based on the findings,recommendations were proffered.
 
Publisher WELFARE AND INDUSTRIAL PROMOTIONS (WIPRO) INTERNATIONAL
 
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Date 2016-12-08
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://jasdevr.org/ej/index.php/jasd/article/view/17
 
Source Journal of Applied Sciences and Development (JASD); Vol 3, No 1 & 2 (2012)
2536-6939
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://jasdevr.org/ej/index.php/jasd/article/view/17/16
 
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