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Injury severity in relation to seatbelt use in Cape Town, South Africa : a pilot study
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-07)
Background. Injuries and deaths from road traffic collisions present an enormous challenge to the South African (SA) healthcare system. The use of restraining devices is an important preventive measure. Objective. To ...
A comparative evaluation of the impact of average speed enforcement (ASE) on passenger and minibus taxi vehicle drivers on the R61 in South Africa
(South African Institution of Civil Engineering, 2016)
Average speed enforcement (ASE) is an emergent alternative to instantaneous speed limit enforcement to improve road safety, and is used to enforce an average speed limit over a road segment. This paper presents a study on ...
On the comparison of modern production management philosophies
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A variety of production management philosophies are discussed in the literature and implemented in industry. This paper will present a framework for the comparison of such management approaches. Each ...
Shift scheduling for a maintenance workshop
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A big passenger transport company experienced problems with the utilization of their maintenance crews. Large amounts of overtime were logged, while at the same time a lot of idle time was experienced. ...
Auditory intelligent speed adaptation for long–distance informal public transport in South Africa
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Informal transport refers to the collective passenger road transport industry with little or no regulatory control of its operations, usually characterised by unplanned and ad-hoc service delivery. The ...
The impact of average speed over distance (ASOD) systems on speeding patterns along the R61
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Speeding is considered to be a major contributing cause of road fatalities in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa in particular. The minibus taxi industry is a vibrant yet partly informal sector of ...
Interventions to promote the use of seat belts
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of interventions promoting the use of seat belts.