STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE KÜÇÜKÇEKMECE DISTRICT OF ISTANBUL


Korkmaz E. B., GÜRSOY M.

Sigma Journal of Engineering and Natural Sciences, vol.38, no.4, pp.1869-1878, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Journal Name: Sigma Journal of Engineering and Natural Sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.1869-1878
  • Keywords: data analysis, statistical analysis, traffic accidents, Traffic safety
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

In the globe, accidents cause ten thousand people’s death and even more injuries every year. This study has been done by collecting and analyzing the data which consists three years (2015, 2016 and 2017) provided by Istanbul Police Department. Along with the examination of the data based on these three years (2015, 2016 and 2017), computer and satellite aided observations and field investigations were also made. Thus, it has been tried to determine the density distribution of the accidents in the regions, to determine the causes of the accidents and to offer solutions for these reasons.