The Analysis of drunk driving of The United States

by Wu, Chin-Chih

Abstract (Summary)
The traffic accident all causes the greatest damage and the loss of the world. There are approximate million people to die and about 10 million people to be injured every year of the traffic accident of the world, but middle develops countries have the highest ratio of accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration a preliminary appraisal shows that number of death of drunk driving is highest for 14 years of the United States., 2006. Ruthm(1996) and Wilkinson(1987) indicate that the main reason of all age¡¦s populace is the traffic accident fatality on the United States. Phelp(1988) found that there are 5,100 people death for the serious traffic accident in 1980¡¦s of the United States. Above show drunk driving is serious and necessary of discussion. In the past, the research about drunk driving, the kinds of data are cross-section¡Btime series and panel data. The tradition econometrics data have two estimate methods¡GFirst is the Ordinary Least Square; second is the Least Absolute Deviation. The two way¡¦s common characteristic is comprehensive discussion. Therefore the study draw on Quantile Regression and that is analysis of drunk driving of the United States. By the research, we can find that in different rats of fatality must be to take the different policy measure to improve the fatality of drunk driving. Not like other research only provide the concise suggestion.
Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:Yung-Nian Tung; Yung-Hsiang Ying; Ming-Jang Weng

School:National Sun Yat-Sen University

School Location:China - Taiwan

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:quantile regression drunk driving


Date of Publication:07/25/2008

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