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WHITE PAPER
ON TRAFFIC SAFETY IN JAPAN 2013
Abridged Edition

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Table of contents (PDF:57KB)open a new window

I Outline of Present Situation

Title 1 Land Transport

Part 1 Road Transport

Chapter 1 Road Traffic Accident Trends (PDF:322KB)open a new window

  1. Long-Term Transition of Road Traffic Accidents
  2. Road Traffic Accident Conditions during 2012

Chapter 2 Overview of Current Road Traffic Safety Measures (PDF:50KB)open a new window

  1. Improvement of Road Traffic Environment
  2. Dissemination and Reinforcement of Traffic Safety
  3. Ensuring Safe Driving
  4. Ensuring Vehicle Safety Measures
  5. Improvement of Rescue and Emergency Medical System

Topics   1/3 (PDF:450KB)open a new window | 2/3 (PDF:484KB)open a new window | 3/3 (PDF:444KB)open a new window

  • Emergency Joint Inspection of School-commuting Roads
  • System for the Grant of Driving License for Persons with Illness with Certain Symptoms
  • Enhancement of Safety Measures in the Wake of Highway Tour Bus Accident
  • Measures for Traffic Safety for the Elderly
  • Promotion of Advanced Safety Vehicles (ASV)
  • Measures for Bicycle Traffic Safety
  • Operations for the Installation and Management of Medical Treatment Facilities by National Agency for Automotive Safety & Victim's Aid (Expansion of Beds under Management of NASVA)
  • Holding of Central Traffic Safety Policy Council
  • Promotion of ISO39001 (Road Traffic Safety Management System)

Part 2 Railway Transport (PDF:68KB)open a new window

Chapter 1 Railway Traffic Accident Trends

  1. Operating Accidents over Recent Years

Chapter 2 Overview of Current Railway Traffic Safety Measures

  1. Improvement of Railway Environment
  2. Dissemination of Knowledge about the Safety of Rail Traffic
  3. Ensuring the Safe Operation of Railways

Title 2 Maritime Transport (PDF:58KB)open a new window

Chapter 1 Maritime Accident Trends

  1. Maritime Accidents and Rescues During 2012
  2. Major Constituents of Maritime Accidents and Rescues during 2012, Including Pleasure Boats

Chapter 2 Current Maritime Traffic Safety Measures

  1. Improvement of Maritime Traffic Environment
  2. Dissemination of Knowledge Regarding Maritime Transport Safety
  3. Ensuring Safe Operation of Boats and Ships
  4. Augmentation of Safety Measures for Small Vessels, etc.

Title 3 Air Transport (PDF:30KB)open a new window

Chapter 1 Air Traffic Accident Trends

  1. Air Traffic Accidents in Recent Years
  2. Incidents Related to Air Traffic Safety during 2012

Chapter 2 Overview of Current Air Traffic Safety Measures

  1. Conversion to Comprehensive Safety Management
  2. Development of Air Traffic Environment
  3. Ensuring Safe Operation of Aircraft
  4. Ensuring Aircraft Safety

II Outline of the Plan

Part 1 Measures Regarding the Safety of Land Transport (PDF:57KB)open a new window

Chapter 1 Measures Regarding Road Transport Safety

  1. Improvement of Road Traffic Environment
  2. Dissemination and Reinforcement of Traffic Safety
  3. Ensuring Safe Driving
  4. Ensuring Vehicle Safety
  5. Improvement of Rescue and Emergency Medical System

Chapter 2 Measures Regarding Railway Transport Safety

  1. Improvement of Railway Environment
  2. Ensuring the Safe Operations of Railways

Part 2 Measures Regarding Maritime Transport Safety (PDF:24KB)open a new window

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

Part 3 Measures Regarding Air Transport Safety (PDF:23KB)open a new window

  1. Conversion to a Comprehensive Safety Management
  2. Ensuring Safe Operation of Aircraft
  3. Ensuring Aircraft Safety

[Remarks]

  1. The smaller units for numbers provided in the charts are in principle rounded off. Therefore, there could be cases when the total number does not exactly match the sum of the breakdown of the numbers.
  2. The number of road traffic fatalities, if not otherwise mentioned, refers to the number of deaths within 24 hours.
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