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Pedestrians’ involvement on safe crossing by using facilities based on extended theory of planned behaviour

Sundararajan, Komala Devi and Ambak, Kamarudin and Daniel, Basil David and Prasetijo, Joewono and Ishak, Siti Zaharah (2018) Pedestrians’ involvement on safe crossing by using facilities based on extended theory of planned behaviour. In: MATEC Web of Conferences.

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Abstract

Malaysia is considered one of the countries experiencing rapid growth in motorization, automobile and transportation systems. Walking is a major mode of transportation in developing countries where most road user are pedestrians who spend significant time on roads and using the road facilities. Department of Road Safety (JKJR) Malaysia statistics recorded that pedestrian is the third highest category involved in traffic accident after the car and motocycle drivers. The potential cause of death to the pedestrian was lack of using crossing facilities and careless crossing. The main strategy can be used to reduce the severity of pedestrian fatalities by using proper safe crossing facilities. To have better understanding of pedestrian behaviour, extended theory of planned behaviour used to predict the behavioral intention and to increase the proper usage of crossing facilities among Malaysian pedestrians. Full structured models are proposed and to be tested so that, the significant predictor can be identified. In future works, a factor analysis, known as Structural Equation Model (SEM) will be used in modeling exercise. The hypothesis testing will be conducted to determine the significance of the constructs. Furthermore, it will have great significance for the future on how to better utilize and enhance the pedestrian to use crossing facilities.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2020 02:28
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2020 02:28
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/12799
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