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Investigating factors associated with hit-and-run crashes in Indian metropolitan city using association rules

Sivasankaran, S.K., Balasubramanian, V.

Road Safety in Developing Countries Pedestrians Policy Development And Implementation

ARSC conference 2018

Hit-and-run crashes are a serious road safety problem threatening the world especially in developing economies like India. It is considered as crime worldwide and stringent laws prevail to punish the offending drivers. In spite of these, rate of hit-and-run crashes in India is higher compared to developed nations and states such as Singapore (1.83%), California (8.1%), Guangdong (7.7%) and shanghai (4.45%) in china. The recent figures according to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), government of India shows that hit-and-run crashes accounts for 11.6% (55,942) of all crashes and number of people died due to hit-and-run crashes was 15.2% (22,962) of total persons killed in the country during 2016.