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  • Question Traffic Culture Index Investigation
    Answer
    • Introduction
      - The purpose of this research is to understand the level of Korean traffic culture and to compare andevaluate the traffic culture of each local government through objective research on the driving behavior, road safety and pedestrian behavior of each local government.
      - The results from each city and region are closely analyzed in order to plant the seeds of an advanced trafficculture.
    • Contents
      - Research Subjects and Items
      • Research 12 items of 3 areas in cities and autonomous districts including special cities and metropolitan cities
      Contents
      12 items of 3 areas
      Area of Examination Item Surveyed Method
      Driving Behavior Area Rate of observance of stop lines at crosswalks Field Survey
      Rate of seat belt usage
      Rate of traffic light observance
      Rate of turn signal use
      Rate of helmet usage by riders of two-wheeled vehicle
      wheeled vehicle
      Road Safety Area Death toll from traffic accidents per 10,000 vehicles Statistics of Police Agency
      Death toll from traffic accidents per 100,000 persons
      Death toll from traffic accidents per 100,000 children
      Death toll from traffic accidents per 100,000 seniors
      Pedestrian death toll from traffic accidents compared to the population of each region
      Pedestrian Behavior Area Rate of jaywalking Field Survey
      Rate of observance of traffic lights at crosswalks

      ※ The survey area, item, or method may be changed to some degree.

    • Performance
      - Based on the research results, several solutions for raising the traffic culture index in each area and item were devised.
      - The research findings were used as data when central and local governments enact and implement road safety laws.
  • Question Mileage Investigation
    Answer
    • Introduction
      The purpose of this research is to provide basic data to the relevant organizations to help them make decisions concerning national transportation, environment, and energy issues by presenting mileage information according to district, purpose, vehicle, and fuel type.
    • Contents
      - Research Method
      • Sample research to estimate vehicle mileage
      • Collect sample research data on a computer and process it statistically
      • Compare the statistics with the vehicle mileage of OECD nations, and identify the relationship between mileage and traffic accidents.
      - Scope of research
      Scope of research
      Classification Detailed Description
      Period Research on vehicles that receive regular inspections every year during the period between January 1 and December 31.
      Area Research on vehicles that receive inspections from KOTSA inspection offices and the inspection and Ministry of Construction and Transportation-designated repair centers located in cities and provinces.
      Contents Estimate the average mileage by district, purpose, vehicle type, and fuel
      Estimate the average mileage by district, purpose, vehicle type, and fuel
    • Performance
      - The research findings are presented as basic data to establish national road safety policies and environmental policies.
      - The research findings contribute to the establishment of international preventive measures against trafficaccidents by providing mileage data to IRTAD for comparison between nations.
  • Question Research Reports
    Answer
    • 2006
      - Road Safety: 14 researches
      Road Safety: 14 researches
      Research Title Completed In progress
      Total 11 3
      Study on measures to activate the local government's road safety policies
      Study on measures to reduce traffic offenders
      Study on plans for rational investment in the road safety business
      Study on measures to improve the advance payment specified in the Automobile Accident Compensation Security Act
      Study on plans to improve the car insurance's appropriate inspection rate declaration system
      Establishment of traffic ethics and development of accident index
      Study on plans to improve the senior pedestrian environment
      Study on plans to improve crossroad safety
      Study on plans to control drivers who habitually cause traffic accidents
      Preventive measures against accumulated accidents on local government roads and local accident survey (joint research of Korea and Germany)
      Development of techniques to diagnose local government roads
      Development of test bed establishment technology
      Development of road safety diagnosis system, instruction and practical technologies.
      Study on plans to control and prevent vehicles from being registered illegally under someone else's name
      - Aviation Safety: 9 researches
      Aviation Safety: 9 researches
      Research Title Completed In progress
      Total 6 tasks 3 tasks
      Study on the establishment of a national aviation safety management system
      Study on stress factors and counter plans according to the personality types of air traffic controllers
      Case study of administrative measures and civil and criminal processing regarding aviation accidents
      Study on the mid- and long-term development plan of license certificate system for aviation workers
      Study on facilitating information sharing according to the national autonomous reporting program
      Study on the qualifications and requirements for driving in an airport area
      Study on the promotion and standardization of education on aviation safety management system
      Study on measures to establish the ULV monitoring system
      System design for approaching control radar and radio data analysis
      - Vehicle Performance: 10 researches
      Vehicle Performance 10 researches
      Research Title Completed In progress
      Total 5 5
      Study on the development of pedestrian-friendly high tech safety vehicles (3rd)
      Study on the development of next-generation intelligent air bags (2nd)
      Study on the development of a traffic minority protection system (1st)
      Study on the test facility engineering for train collision tests and test evaluations (1st)
      Study on the precise interpretation of traffic accidents and development of road safety facilities (1st)
      Study on the actual condition of the discharge of hazardous materials by new cars (2nd)
      Study on the standardization of rollover safety tests and evaluations (2nd)
      International standard car brake performance analysis and system development
      Study on the steering safety evaluation and standardization of vehicles with ESC (1st)
      Study on the digital tachograph standardization and establishment of a safety management system
  • Question Traffic Safety Education & Training
    Answer
    • Introduction
      • - Road safety training for transportation companies and relevant public service personnel.
      • - Educate and train road safety specialists including traffic accident analysts.
      • - Produce and support training textbooks and materials to help transportation companies conduct their owntraining programs.
    • Contents
      - Education for transportation companies
      • CEO course
      • Road Safety Staff course
      - Education for the relevant Road Safety public service personnel.
      • Course for public service personnel who are in charge of Vehicle Management
      • Course for public service personnel who are in charge of road safety
      • Course for public service personnel who are in charge of Cableways
      - Education for professional license related to road safety
      • Course for persons who are exempted from the written test for Road Safety Managers.
      • Course for persons who are exempted from the written test for Traffic Accident Analysts.
      - Other training commissioned by other organizations
      • Course for cableway workers
      • Driving school for traffic law violators
      • Course for road safety diagnosis personnel
      - Producing instruction materials and data
      • Video clips including educational dramas
      • Collection of exemplary cases and accidents
    • Performance
      - Professional education for public service personnel and organizations
      Professional Education for public service personnel and organizations
      Training Title 2008 2009 Remarks
      Total 575 506
      Course for public service personnel in charge of vehicles 387 308
      Course for public service personnel in charge of road safety 188 164
      Course for public service personnel and workers related to Cableway - 34 Biennial course
      - Education for CEO, Safety Staff, and driver
      Education for CEO , Safety Staff and driver
      Training Title 2008 2009 Remarks
      Total 3,652 3,130
      Transportation Company CEO Course 1,082 842
      Course for Transportation Company Road Safety Staff 2,373 2,110
      Course for Persons Exempted from the Road Safety Manager Test 197 178 -
      - Other courses
      Other courses
      Training Title 2008 2009 Remarks
      Total 156 145
      Traffic accident analyst course 22 21
      Course for cableway workers 105 64
      Course for road safety diagnosis personnel 29 60