A study on the laws relating to road accidents in Malaysia / Faten Hamamah Mohd Zaini [et al.]

Mohd Zaini, Faten Hamamah and Ahmad Nazri, Nazatul Natasya and Ahmad, Nur Ayuni and Wan Suhaimi, Wan Syafika Izzati (2013) A study on the laws relating to road accidents in Malaysia / Faten Hamamah Mohd Zaini [et al.]. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This research has been conducted to analyze the existing legal framework in Malaysia governing the traffic law relating to road accidents in Malaysia, where, special references have been made to the legal position in Australia and United Kingdom. This research aims to examine the adequacy in Malaysian law regarding the existing traffic law which still needs to be revised in certain areas in order to reduce the high rate of accident in Malaysia. This study focuses on the causes of the high rate accident and whether the law is adequate to deter people from committing traffic offence and thus reducing the accident rate. Therefore, this research aims to analyze abundance of issues regarding traffic laws such as the deterrence mechanism, the effectiveness of legislation, and the future approaches that can be taken to overcome this problem. It has been revealed throughout this study that even if the existing law is comprehensive, yet it will not be much of help it the existing law is poorly enforced. Furthermore, the use of educational programs and measures to cultivate the young minds and to change the cultural perception of the road users are also stressed in this research.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Mohd Zaini, Faten Hamamah2011698648
Ahmad Nazri, Nazatul Natasya2011232606
Ahmad, Nur Ayuni2011255974
Wan Suhaimi, Wan Syafika Izzati2011243796
Contributors:
ContributionNameID Num. / Email
Thesis advisorAbu Hassan, NorilaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Transportation and communication
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies
Item ID: 28271
Uncontrolled Keywords: road accidents, legal framework, Malaysia,
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/28271

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