Road Safety Management in Africa: The Need to Calibrate Effort
This book examines the road death reduction capacity in Africa, with a view to assisting Master's and doctoral students to contribute to road traffic injury prevention. Divided into five parts, this innovative portrayal of the institutional capacity to reduce road deaths evaluate... read full description below.
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This book examines the road death reduction capacity in Africa, with a view to assisting Master's and doctoral students to contribute to road traffic injury prevention. Divided into five parts, this innovative portrayal of the institutional capacity to reduce road deaths evaluates the reporting accuracy of crash data in Africa, the causes of road deaths, institutional weaknesses and threats, and detailed case-studies. It also offers suggestions for the development of coordinated road traffic policy responses. Complete with practice activities and recommendations for further reading, this book is ideal as a course textbook at tertiary institutions, and will encourage policy makers and university students to be reflective practitioners.
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Joao Canoquena is a Road Safety Management Consultant who has recently assisted the Federal Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development, and Cities in Australia with the national inquiry into progress under the 2011-20 Australian National Road Safety Strategy as an expert consultant. He received his PhD in Road Safety Management from the Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety at Queensland University of Technology, Australia, in 2017. His thesis built a conceptual framework for governments to coordinate road safety strategies at a local level. A published author and journal reviewer, he has had studies published in leading journals, including Transport Policy, Journal of Transport Geography, and the Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety, Queensland, Australia.