Basic analysis on the traffic accident characteristics of foreign visitors using traffic accident statistics

Kento YOH, Kenji DOI
2020 Traffic Sciences  
Recently the demand for rent-a-car has been increasing at tourist destinations in Japan, therefore causing an increase in the number of traffic accidents triggered by the tourist. This study aims to identify the traffic accident characteristics of foreign visitors by applying a statistical comparison of the composition ratio of traffic accidents' attribution among Japanese drivers, the foreign drivers with Japanese drivers' license, and the foreign drivers with international or foreign drivers'
more » ... license. The common characteristics of traffic accidents among foreign rent-a-car users, and the characteristics of Korean, Taiwanese, and Hong Kong drivers whose number is increasing in Japan are revealed.
doi:10.34398/kokaken.50.1_41 fatcat:wcz234xgqfeabp7m2wcmkftswi