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WHITE PAPER
ON TRAFFIC SAFETY IN JAPAN 2010

Abridged Edition

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1  Outline of Present Situation

Title1  Land Transport

Part1 Road Transport

Chapter1 Road Traffic Accident Trends
  1. Long-Term Transition of Road Traffic Accidents (PDF:210KB)
  2. Road Traffic Accident conditions During 2009 (PDF:500KB)
    • Overall Condition
    • Number of Road Fatalities and Injuries by Age Group
    • Number of Road Fatalities and Injuries by Condition
    • Number of Road Fatalities by Condition and Age Group
    • Number of Fatalities by Seatbelt Use and Non-Use
    • Number of Fatalities by Infant Car Seat Use and Non-Use

Special Topic From Policy Evaluation of the Eighth Fundamental Traffic Safety Program (PDF:410KB)

Topic Traffic Environment Surrounding the Elderly (PDF:226KB)

Chapter2 Overview of Current Road Traffic Safety Measures (PDF:396KB)
  1. Improvement of Road Traffic Environment
    • Improvement of People-First Walking Spaces Offering Safety and Security
    • Application of the Intelligent Transport System
    • Comprehensive Improvement of a Bicycle Usage Environment
  2. Dissemination and Reinforcement of Traffic Safety Messages
    • Promotion of Traffic Safety Education for the Elderly
    • Promotion of the Safe Usage of Bicycles
  3. Ensuring Safe Driving
    • Augmentation for Better and More Effective Measures for Elderly Drivers
    • Augmentation of Guidance and Supervision of Road Transport Operators
    • Augmentation of the Transport Safety Management System
  4. Ensuring Vehicle Safety
    • Promotion of Vehicle Safety Measures
  5. Improvement of Rescue and Emergency Medical Systems
    • Promotion of the "Doctor-Helicopter Business"
    • Augmentation of Fire Departments and Collaborative Systems for Medical Agencies

Topic Regarding the Initiative of Municipal Governments for Promoting Two-Seat Bicycles for Use with Infants

Topic Traffic Volunteers, etc. Involved in Traffic Safety Activities

Topic Regarding Safety Measures in the Ground Transportation of International Maritime Containers

Topic Regarding Measures Connected to the Quietness of Hybrid Vehicles, etc.

Topic About the First Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety

Part 2 Railway Transport

Chapter1 Railway Accident Trends (PDF:134KB)
  1. Operating Accidents over Recent Years
Chapter2 Overview of Current Railway Traffic Safety Measures (PDF:209KB)
  1. Improvement of Railway Environment
    • Improving Operational Safety Devices
    • Strengthening of the Earthquake Resistance of Railway Structures
  2. Ensuring the Safe Operation of Railways
    • Improvement of Educational Programs for Train Crews and Safety Specialists; Enhancing the Basic Competence of Personnel
    • Improvement of the Management of Train Operation and Crews, etc.
    • Implementation of Operating Safety Auditing of Railway Companies, etc.

Topic Safety Measures on Train Platforms

Title2  Maritime Transport

Chapter1 Maritime Accident Trends (PDF:158KB)
  1. Maritime Accidents and Rescues During 2009
  2. Major Constituents of Maritime Accidents and Rescues during 2009, Including Pleasure Boats
Chapter2 Current Maritime Traffic Safety Measures (PDF:473KB)
  1. Improvement of Maritime Traffic Environment
    • Improvement of Traffic Safety Facilities
  2. Maritime Safety Dissemination
    • Spreading of the Principle of Prevention
  3. Ensuring Safe Operation of Boats and Ships
    • Strengthening of Operational Duty Inspections
    • Implementation of the Transport Safety Management System
  4. Augmentation of Safety Measures for Small Vessels, etc.
    • Promotion of Safety Measures for Pleasure Boats

Topic System Revision for the Security of Maritime Transportation Based on the New Traffic Vision

Title3  Air Transport (PDF:137KB)

Chapter1 Air Traffic Accident Trends
  1. Air Traffic Accidents in Recent Years
  2. Mishaps Involving Air-Traffic Safety During 2009
    • Safety Issues Involving Air Carriers
Chapter2 Overview of Current Air Traffic Safety Measures
  1. Ensuring Safe Operation of Aircraft
    • Promotion of Preventive Safety Measures
    • Safety Measures towards Air Carriers etc.
    • Measures Against Runway Incursion
  2. Ensuring Aircraft Safety
    • Improvement of Technical Standards of Maintenance and Examination of Aircraft

2  Outline of the Plan

Title1  Measures Regarding the Safety of Land Transport (PDF:90KB)

Chapter1 Measures Regarding Road Transport Safety
  1. Improvement of Road Traffic Environment
  2. Dissemination and Reinforcement of Traffic Safety Messages
  3. Ensuring Safe Driving
  4. Ensuring Vehicle Safety
  5. Improvement of Rescue and Emergency Medical System
Chapter2 Measures Regarding Railway Transport Safety
  1. Improvement of Railway Environment
  2. Ensuring the Safe Operations of Railways

Title2  Measures Regarding Maritime Transport Safety (PDF:65KB)

  1. Improvement of Maritime Traffic Environment
  2. Ensuring Safe Operations of Vessels
  3. Improvement of Safety Measures for Small Vessels

Title3  Measures Regarding Air Transport Safety (PDF:63KB)

  1. Ensuring Safe Operation of Aircraft
  2. Ensuring Aircraft Safety


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