Transport Department - Figure 5.17 Road traffic casualty contributory factors by degree of injury 2000

 

Casualty contributory factor 

Degree of injury

Total

Fatal

Serious

Slight

Boarding vehicle

0 1 21 22

Alighting from vehicle

1 7 47 55

Injured by door on bus/PLB

0 0 3 3

Holding vehicle (stealing ride)

0 0 0 0

Falling off platform

0 0 1 1

Opening door negligently

0 3 11 14

Closing door negligently

0 2 7 9

Falling inside bus/PLB (sudden stopping/starting)

0 27 244 271

Falling on stairway of bus

0 15 56 71

Other passenger driver factor

7 140 756 903

Drunk

1 13 21 35

Under the influence of drugs

0 0 1 1

With defective vision

0 0 1 1

With defective hearing

0 0 0 0

Movement impaired

1 3 12 16

With mental defect

0 1 5 6

Suffering from illness

0 4 6 10

Crossing road masked by parked vehicle

3 11 33 47

Crossing road heedless of traffic (at crossing)

10 157 303 470

Crossing road heedless of traffic (elsewhere)

16 277 628 921

In road, not crossing (jay walking)

0 10 57 67

Listening to walkman

0 0 0 0

Inattentive

3 92 296 391

Other pedestrian factor

6 124 404 534