Problems Associated with Overcrowding of Vehicles in Chennai

  • M. Malaravan
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  • M. Malaravan

    Student at Saveetha School Of Law, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Chennai, India

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Road transport is the most preferable means which connects the villages, towns, cities, metropolitan regions, states and the whole country into the system establishing an innovative community. It improves the entire nation's development, environment conditions and socio economic, culture developments. The road transport has been facing unusual troubles owing to the need of its suitable organization, refurbish & preservation. With the unusual predicament of road transport, traffic delay, fatal road accidents, environmental pollution are the rising troubles in the urban region. This paper focuses on studying the public opinion on the problems associated with overcrowding of vehicles in Chennai. The type of research method followed is empirical research. A total of 200 samples have been collected by a convenient sampling method. The independent variables taken for the survey are age, gender and educational qualification. The dependent variables are agreeability on overcrowding of vehicles in Chennai leads to unexpected delay for work, rating on the statement most fatal accidents in Chennai occur due to overcrowded vehicles, major reasons for overcrowding of vehicles in Chennai, Effects of overcrowding of vehicles in Chennai and the measures to control the overcrowding of vehicles in chennai. The statistical tool used in the study is graphical representation. It has been found from the analysis of the results that people have strongly agreed with the statement that overcrowding of vehicles in Chennai leads to unexpected delays for work, the major reason for overcrowding of vehicles in chennai is due to office or employment pressure, the major effect of overcrowding of vehicles is the over exploitation of petroleum products and the resources, the public are of the opinion that using public transport is the best remedial measure to prevent overcrowding of vehicles, people are strongly of the opinion that most of the fatal road accidents occur due to overcrowded vehicles.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 4, Page 2777 - 2794


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