CONTENTS



Summary of the Eighth Fundamental Traffic Safety Program
Focal Points of the Eighth Fundamental Traffic Safety Program
   
Foreword
Contents
Basic Principles of this Program
Part 1: Land Transport Safety
  Chapter 1: Road Traffic Safety
    Section 1. Achieving a Society with No Traffic Accidents
    Section 2. Objectives for Road Traffic Safety
      I. Current Status and Outlook for Road Traffic Accidents
        1. Current status of road traffic accidents
        2. Outlook for future road traffic conditions
        3. Outlook for road traffic accidents
      II. Objectives Set in the Fundamental Traffic Safety Program
    Section 3: Measures for Road Traffic Safety
      I. Viewpoints in Considering Future Measures for Road Traffic Safety
        1. Coping with declining birthrate and aging society
        2. Securing safety for pedestrians
        3. Encouraging citizens to improve their awareness
        4. Utilizing IT
      II. Measures to Be Taken
        1. Improving the road traffic environment
        2. Comprehensively implementing traffic safety awareness initiatives
        3. Securing safe driving
        4. Ensuring vehicle safety
        5. Maintaining road traffic order
        6. Enhancing rescue and emergency services systems
        7. Promoting victim support, including appropriate revision of the compensation system
        8. Enhancing R&D, and study activities
  Chapter 2: Railway Traffic Safety
    Section 1: Achieving a Society with No Railway Accidents
      I. Status of railway accidents, etc.
        1. Current Status of Railway Accidents, etc.
        2. Characteristics of operations accidents in recent years
      II. Objectives Set in the Fundamental Traffic Safety Program
    Section 2: Measures for Railway Traffic Safety
      I. Viewpoints in Considering Future Railway Traffic Safety Measures
      II. Measures to Be Taken
        1.Improving the railway traffic environment
        2.Securing safe railway operation
        3. Ensuring railway vehicle safety
        4.Enhancing rescue and emergency services systems
        5. Promoting victims support
        6.Enhancing R&D and study activities
  Chapter 3: Traffic Safety at Level Crossings
    Section 1:Achieving a Society with No Accidents at Railway Crossings
      I. Status of accidents at railway crossings
        1. Current Status of Accidents at Railway Crossings
        2. Characteristics of accidents at level crossings in recent years
      II. Objectives Set in the Fundamental Traffic Safety Program
    Section 2: Measures for Traffic Safety at Level Crossings
      I. Viewpoints in Considering Future Measures for Traffic Safety at Level Crossings
      II. Measures to BeTaken
        1. Promoting replacement of level crossings with grade-separated crossings, structural improvements, and improvement of grade separation facilities for pedestrians
        2. Improving level crossing maintenance facilities and implementing traffic regulations
        3. Promoting integration and elimination of level crossings
        4. Implementing other measures to ensure safe and smooth traffic at level crossings
Part 2: Maritime Traffic Safety
    Section 1: Achieving a Society with No Maritime Accidents
      I. Current Status of Maritime Accidents
      II. Objectives Set in the Fundamental Traffic Safety Program
    Section 2: Measures for Maritime Traffic Safety
      I. Viewpoints in Considering Future Measures for Maritime Traffic Safety
      II. Measures to Be Taken
        1. Improving the maritime traffic environment
        2. Disseminating knowledge on maritime safety
        3. Securing safe vessel navigation
        4. Ensuring vessel safety
        5. Enhancing safety measures for small vessels
        6. Enforcing laws in maritime traffic
        7. Enhancing rescue and emergency services systems
        8. Promoting victim support
        9. Enhancing R&D and study activities
Part 3: Air Traffic Safety
    Section 1: Achieving a Society with No Air Traffic Accidents
      I. Current Status of Air Traffic Accidents
      II. Objectives Set in the Fundamental Traffic Safety Program
    Section 2: Measures for Air Traffic Safety
      I. Viewpoints in Considering Future Measures for Air Traffic Safety
      II. Measures to Be Taken
        1. Improving the air traffic environment
        2. Securing safe navigation
        3. Ensuring aircraft safety
        4. Enhancing rescue and emergency services systems
        5. Promoting victim support
        6. Enhancing R&D and study activities
Special Notes: Comprehensive Safety Measures Implemented by Public Transportation Operators