The Characteristic of Traffic Accidents Occurred On Mayjen Sungkono Street Malang due to Environmental Factors
The number of motor vehicles which persistently increases every year arises the impact of congestion issues and the increasing number of traffic accidents. According to the data obtained from the Traffic Police Corps of Malang District Police, Mayjen Sungkono Street which is located in Kedung Kandang, Malang, has a high accident rate since 2008 until 2012. The result of analysis indicates that several behaviours influencing traffic accident rate on Mayjen Sungkono Street include the occupation of perpetrators, in which 87% of them work as private entrepreneurs; the address of the perpetrators, in which 53, 07% of them come from Malang Regency; the age of perpetrators, in which 46,296% of them aged between 26 and 45 years old; and the age of pedestrians involved in which 35,484% of them aged less than 17 years old or between 17 and 25 years old. Besides, according to the data, the highest accident rate occurs in 2011 with the total percentage of 38, 89%.
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