Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Conference of Asian Association for Public Administration: "Reinventing Public Administration in a Globalized World: A Non-Western Perspective" (AAPA 2018)

Safety Management For Foreigners To Prevent And Mitigate The Damage Caused By Traffic Accidents

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Patcharaphong Akarametagul
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https://doi.org/10.2991/aapa-18.2018.4How to use a DOI?
Keywords
management guidelines, traffic accident, foreigner
Abstract
This research study the characteristics and causes of traffic accidents with foreigners, problem solving before and after foreigners are involved in accidents and Safety management for foreigners in order prevent and mitigate damaged caused by accidents. This research employ both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Qualitative research data consist of shops entrepreneur, hotel, factories, tourist foreigners, migrant workers and safety management practitioners. Structured interviews was used as an instrument and they were analyzed using content analysis. While Quantitative data consist of foreigners road accident case in Chiang Mai during the year 2014 ??" 2017. Recorded cases was used as instrument, statistic used include frequency and percentage. The result of the study shows that, the characteristics and causes of traffic accidents to foreigners 2014 ??" 2017 are mostly male. However, road environment is not the main factor of accident but the main causes are driving behavior not knowing the traffic rules or warning signs accompanied by negligence are causing an accident. In terms of problem solving before and after foreigner involvement in accident shows the accident are been reported and notified within 1-3 hours after the incident, but there are also delays in reporting and litigation. This may lead to unfairness because the foreigners do not know how to deal with the situation. Guidelines for the prevention and mitigation of damages caused by traffic accidents for foreigners should be join together such as the driver, the vehicle, road environment. The driver should be force to practice according to traffic laws, traffic laws should be updated and violators should be serious punished. Including community participation in a coordinated manner in order to serve as coordinator or representative to help foreigners by enhance them to understand how to present their selves to foreigners, help communicate with foreigner when they get involved in accident and also at as a mediator in order to bring justice.
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BT  - Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Conference of Asian Association for Public Administration: "Reinventing Public Administration in a Globalized World: A Non-Western Perspective" (AAPA 2018)
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