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KOTI Knowledge Sharing Report_Issue15 Korea’s 95% Reduction in Child Traffic Fatalities: Policies and Achievements

KOTI Knowledge Sharing Report_Issue15 Korea’s 95% Reduction in Child Traffic Fatalities: Policies and Achievements

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Author SUL Jaehoon Date April 23, 2014
Publisher The Korea Transport Institute Page(s) 215 Page(s)
Keywords KOTI, Child Traffic Fatalities, Road Traffic Accidents, Nationwide System, Road Safety, Traffic Accidents Involving Children, Road Safety Regulations, Road Safety Education, School Zone Improvement Projects, School Buses, Civic Activities
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Chapter 1 Introduction

1. Background and Purpose • 20

2. Decrease of Road Traffic Accidents Involving Children • 22

3. Nationwide System for the Road Safety of Children • 25

4. Major Road Traffic Safety Policies for Children • 29

5. International Cooperation and Knowledge Sharing • 32



Chapter 2 Decrease in Traffic Accidents Involving Children

1. Introduction • 36

2. Glossary of Terms • 38

3. Korea’s Main Road Safety Indicators • 41

4. Analysis of Trends in Road Traffic Accidents Involving Children • 42

5. International Comparisons of Road Traffic Accidents Involving Children • 51



Chapter 3 Road Safety Regulations for Children

1. Introduction • 56

2. Constitutional Grounds for Protecting Children and Relevant Rights • 58

3. A Legal and Institutional Framework for the Protection of Children • 60

4. Development and Achievements of Traffic Safety Regulations for Children • 73



Chapter 4 Road Safety Education for Children

1. Introduction • 82

2. Impact of Education on Reducing Child Road Deaths • 83

3. Establishment of Government Affiliated Road Safety Organizations and Their Educational Activities (1980-) • 90

4. Establishment of Road Safety Education at School (1990-) • 93

5. The Role of Local Governments and Communities • 107



Chapter 5 School Zone Improvement Projects

1. Introduction • 114

2. A Legal and Institutional Framework for School Zones • 115

3. Status and Characteristics of School Zone Traffic Accidents Involving Children • 124

4. School Zone Improvement Projects and a Case Study • 130



Chapter 6 Operation of School Buses for Children

1. Introduction • 142

2. Operation of School Vehicles for Children • 143

3. Policies Related to the Protection of School Vehicles for Children • 147

4. Traffic Safety Related to School Buses for Children • 153

5. Policy Achievements and Limitations • 159



Chapter 7 Civic Activities for Children’s Road Safety

1. Introduction • 164

2. Birth and Development of Civic Groups • 165

3. Major Civic Groups and Their Activities • 167

4. Major Activities • 176

5. Achievements and Future Tasks • 181



Chapter 8 Child Traffic Accident Reduction Targets and Future Policy Directions

1. The National Transportation Safety Master Plan • 186

2. Child Road Casualty Reduction Targets • 189

3. Road Safety Policy Directions for Children • 191



References • 201



Appendices • 204