Best Methods and Means of Raising Awareness of Road Safety in the Opinion of Drivers

  • Hamou BoudrifaEmail author
  • Rabah Boudebaba
  • Abdelkarime Guellati
Part of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control book series (SSDC, volume 277)


Despite the efforts made over the past years in the context of awareness, traffic accidents did not decrease. Which requires the search for the most effective methods and means of raising awareness of the Algerian drivers so that its effectiveness can be guaranteed. Thus to achieve the desired goal from the knowledge of the extent to which the users of the road respond to the various media messages and programs to raise awareness of the dangers of traffic accidents in order to identify and strengthen the best of them. To do so, a national study was carried out at the level of 12 districts among the 48 ones in Algeria. A questionnaire was applied on a sample of 5761 drivers. Friedman ranking means test was used to order the best methods and means of road awareness in the opinion of drivers. The results show that the means and rankings averages for the Friedman test are generally very high, suggesting that these different methods and means are suitable for use in traffic awareness campaigns in general. However, the careful examination of these results shows that some of them are issued for the first ranks, which can be considered as a strong indicator of their importance and effectiveness as well as the urgent need to rely on them in traffic awareness campaigns as reflecting the reality and identify the weaknesses in the traffic process.


Awareness Behavior Traffic accidents Preventive culture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hamou Boudrifa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rabah Boudebaba
    • 1
  • Abdelkarime Guellati
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AlgiersAlgiersAlgeria

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