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Journal of Political Sciences & Public Affairs

Journal of Political Sciences & Public Affairs
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ISSN: 2332-0761

Zedekia S

Zedekia S

Kenya

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  • Research Article
    None Motorized Transport and Road Safety Policy Implementation in Kenya
    Author(s): Zedekia SZedekia S

    Annually 50 million people suffer injuries as a result of traffic crashes in different parts of the world. In some countries such as Kenya road traffic fatality (RTF) is the third cause of death. Nearly these injuries are experienced by pedestrians and other vulnerable road users (VRUs). Efforts to deal with the problem in the most part assumed that VRUs are innocent victims of bad drivers and inaccessible environment. This study documents the prevalence of road traffic violations among VRUs in comparison to vehicle occupants. It also documents frequency of stops and arrest. These data is thereafter paired with similar data on other road users. The study concludes that while vulnerable road users commit most of traffic offences they are rarely targeted for traffic law enforcement. Consequently police decision on who to target for traffic law enforce undermines road safety policy imple.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2332-0761.1000305

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