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Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health
Volume 3, Supplement 1,
, Pages S54-S57
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Road traffic accidents (RTAs), in the current scenario, have taken the form of an epidemic. Developing countries are presently showing an increasing trend with respect to the number of vehicles and population. Personality characteristics are becoming a significant contributor in RTAs, owing to rising stress levels and varying circumstances.
Patients and methods
A total of 250 cases and 210 controls of age >18 years were selected, as per criteria decided. After primary management and obtaining clearance from the institutional ethical committee, all enrolled subjects were assessed by International Personality Disorder Examination (IPDE) – ICD 10 module screening questionnaire and analyzed for nine personality traits.
Of all the cases enrolled, 72.8% were males. There were 81 motorcyclists out of 250 cases enrolled. Amongst all the motorcyclists encountering RTA, impulsive personality trait is found in 85.19% and histrionic trait was found in 82.72% of cases.
Motorcycle riders having impulsive and histrionic personality characteristics constitute 32.4% of RTA victims, attending orthopedics emergency unit at trauma center of a tertiary care center were, the presence of which was statistically significant.
Accident is defined as a sudden occurrence in a sequence of events, which usually produces unintended injury, death, or property damage. Road traffic accident (RTA) continues to constitute a major bulk of noncommunicable diseases in the present era.1 As per available records of World Health Organization, road crashes dominate this category of injuries worldwide and constitute around 25% of all moralities.2 It is projected that RTAs will be the 5th leading cause of death, overtaking diabetes and human immunodeficiency virus infection/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome by the year 2030, taking into consideration its current incidence and rate.3
In our country (India), according to the latest report of the National Crime Records Bureau, it is expected that mortality due to RTA figures to 13 people every hour, which is a major contributor to misery, disability, and deaths in our country, as well as worldwide, with a disproportionate number occurring in developing countries.4, 5, 6 It is estimated that by 2020, RTAs will probably rank as high as third among the causes of disability-adjusted life years lost.6, 7, 8 In developing countries, most of the RTAs occur in urban regions and pedestrians, passengers, and motorcyclists collectively constitute around 90% of deaths. This increased frequency of distribution for accidents in developing countries cannot be attributed to chance alone.8
Different individuals may behave differently to a given situation or under common circumstances, which probably is because of an individual's personality trait. The recent concept emphasizes the role of temporary life stresses in causing personality deterioration in individual and thus leading to accidents. Personality of an individual is basically a moderator between stimuli and behavior. The answer as to why people in similar situations act differently is probably explained by an individual's personality trait. It is hypothesized that, if differences in personality characteristic of cases in RTA patients are identified, it could then be correlated to its accident proneness. We, therefore, conducted this study in order to evaluate the patterns of various personality characteristics in patients suffering from nonfatal orthopedic injuries as a result of RTA and attending a tertiary care center, with special focus on motorcyclists.
Material and methods
We carried out this study on fully conscious and oriented patients of >18 years, suffering from nonfatal orthopedic injuries, as a result of RTA, and attending Orthopedics Emergency Unit, Trauma Center of a tertiary care center during April 2014 to March 2015. The patients not having any significant psychiatric illness,9 as per the history and treatment records, and giving informed consent were selected as cases. The attendants of the cases with similar socio-economic profile except injury were
In this study, we registered a total of 250 cases and 210 controls, as per inclusion–exclusion criteria. In our study, there were 72.8% males (182/250). In our study population, the mean age of cases was 35.32±2.75 (range 31–40) and that of controls was 35.45±2.85 (range 31–40). Of all cases, 39.2% were motorcyclists (98/250) belonging to 31–40 years age group (76/250; 30.4%). On considering the educational status of our study population, the majority of cases (38.8%) and controls (44.2%) were
It has been well propagated that “man drives as he lives,” and this is pretty obvious from the fact that the more an individual has problems related to personal and social demands of living, the more he tends to make driving errors.12 RTAs are inevitable, but we can definitely make some positive attempts to reduce its incidence to the bare minimum. In accordance to the above, it has been observed that many a times there is a disproportionate distribution of accidents among drivers with similar
Conflicts of interest
The authors have none to declare.
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Head injuries are some of the most serious injuries that a motorcyclist can suffer. Head injuries can range from mild to severe and can cause permanent physical, mental and emotional disabilities. In the worst motorcycle accident cases, head injuries can result in death.WHO road traffic deaths? ›
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"There's two types of riders; those who have crashed, and those who will." : r/motorcycles.What makes a biker a biker? ›
A Biker is one who respects his/her machine as a faithful companion of the road. A Biker is one who feels a part of motorcycling with a strong attachment to other riders that love the world of two wheels.What is the main cause of motorcycle accidents? ›
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What are the main contributing factors to road accidents? Factors such as inexperience, lack of skill, and risk-taking behaviors have been associated with the collisions of young drivers.How can we solve the road accident problem? ›
- Drive in the prescribed speed limits on the various roads. ...
- Always put on helmets, seat belts and other safety equipments before driving a bicycle/ motor cycle/vehicle. ...
- Do not drink and drive. ...
- Never use mobile phones or ear phones while driving.
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The United States of America has a distinguished record of the highest number of road accidents in the world.What do you call someone who loves motorcycles? ›
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Head-On Collision Motorcycle Accidents
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- Distracted Driving. One of the most common causes of road accident is distracted driving. ...
- Drunk Driving. ...
- Speeding/ Reckless Driving. ...
- Not Wearing Seat Belt. ...
- Rain or Wet Roads. ...
- Potholes and Bad Road Condition. ...
- Breaking Traffic Rules. ...
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- Identify staff who may need extra help in an emergency. ...
- Promote fire safety.
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The Good Samaritan Law allows a person, without expectation of payment or reward and without any duty of care or special relationship, voluntarily come forward to administer immediate assistance or emergency care to a person injured in an accident, or crash, or emergency medical condition.Who is the most important person in a first aid situation? ›
First aiders may be 'first on scene' at an incident so need to know basic principles of incident management. The main principle of incident management is that you are the most important person and your safety comes first!
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Essay on Road Accident: Road accidents have become very common nowadays. As more and people are buying automobiles, the incidences of road accidents are just increasing day by day. Furthermore, people have also become more careless now. Not many people follow the traffic rules.How do I look like a biker? ›
Black boots, black jacket, black shirt and jeans should make up most of your closet. It is possible to mix in a white shirt, or blue jeans, but try to avoid wearing that much color at the same time. Bright, cheerful colors can give off the wrong impression. Ladies can wear jeans or skirts, and boots.How do you become a biker? ›
- Make a commitment, then set a goal.
- Take a motorcycle training course.
- Buy a motorcycle.
- Research and purchase basic motorcycle riding gear.
- Find a mentor and use the buddy system.
- Rack up some miles and practice.
- Plan on setbacks.
Old Lady. This is a term of endearment for a biker's girlfriend or wife. If a biker refers to his lady as such, you'll know to keep your paws off.What does a biker girl wear? ›
The biker girl fashion simply loves denim, so you shouldn't be shy to wear all kinds of distressed denim jeans. They go hand in hand with a black tank and strap tops, and throwing a leather jacket on top of that will complete the look.Why do bikers wear rings? ›
A biker ring is a manifestation of their superstition. They believe that certain symbols these rings carry can save them from trouble, bring good luck, and even drive the death away. Bikers are not the only people who wear good luck symbolism, but they do it in the most badass manner.How long does it take to become a proficient motorcycle rider? ›
To get the basics of riding a motorcycle, it takes a few hours. To learn how to ride a motorcycle takes between three to five days of practice, and to get good at riding a motorcycle takes between one to two years.