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Human factors as causes for road traffic accidents in the Sultanate of Oman under consideration of road construction designs

Plankermann, Kai (2014) Human factors as causes for road traffic accidents in the Sultanate of Oman under consideration of road construction designs. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

The Sultanate of Oman has one of the highest road traffic accident (RTA) related fatality rates worldwide (Al Lamki, 2010). Since Sultan Qaboos addressed this issue in a speech in October 2009, research institutions, ministries and NGOs alike have strengthened their efforts to cope with this public health burden. Yet, still little is known about the factors contributing to the high number of ...

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Translation of the abstract (German)

Das Sultanat Oman hat eine der höchsten Anzahl an Verkehrstoten weltweit. Seitdem Sultan Qaboos im Jahr 2009 zur Lösung dieses Problems aufgerufen hat, haben Forschungseinrichtungen, Behörden und NROs ihre Anstrengungen verstärkt die Situation unter Kontrolle zu bringen. Dennoch gibt es bisher kaum Untersuchungen zu den Faktoren, die zu der hohen Zahl an Verkehrsunfällen beitragen. Die ...

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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:8 May 2014
Referee:Prof. Dr. Dr. Alf Zimmer
Date of exam:11 March 2014
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie
Keywords:road safety, Oman, road construction design, human factors, human error, road interaction, driver error
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:29768
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