Perceptions of road traffic injury causes and interventions in the Limpopo Province, South Africa: implications for prevention

SOURCE: Acta Criminologica
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2003
TITLE AUTHOR(S): K.Peltzer, T.Mashego
KEYWORDS: INJURY SURVEILLANCE, LIMPOPO PROVINCE, ROAD ACCIDENT CASUALTIES
DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 2651

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Abstract

This study examines strategies of empowering vehicle drivers, other road users, policy-makers and the general public on how to prevent the occurrence of vehicle accidents and how to handle vehicle accident situations. The aim was thus to identify local perceptions of road users on the causes of traffic injuries and interventions in this regard which involved different stakeholders in the Limpopo Province of South Africa.