Robust Data Management- Sine Qua Non for Sustainable Road Safety in Nigeria

Richard Paul Chukwugozi

Abstract


This paper makes a case for robust data management in Nigeria as well as presents road safety approaches that required data collection, analysis, management, sharing and dissemination for sustainable road safety in Nigeria. It therefore points out the relevance of data management for worthwhile safety programme. This paper advocates for a veritable database with reliable, accurate and up-to-date information on road traffic crashes, mortality rate, high risk areas, driver’s license, vehicle population, road audit survey, traffic count, offenders, offences, personnel and other important details which can be stored, retrieved, updated, maintained, processed and shared for comprehensive analyses as well as make evidence-based policies on road safety issues in a sustainable way. 


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