Departmental Performance Report (4)
- A: Transportation Safety Statistics
- B: Links to Other Organizations Involved in Transportation Safety
- C: Audited Financial Statements
The following table presents the statistics on transportation occurrences by mode, including comparisons with the five-year average. Taking into account the level of activity in each mode, the accident rates for 2003 continue to exhibit a general downward trend.
Transportation Occurrences by Mode - 2003 versus Previous Five-Year Average (1998-2002)
The following table presents data on accident rates by mode for the current year, as well as the five-year average. Keeping in mind that each has its own inherent limitations, these aggregate measures of activity provide a general point of reference.
Accident Rates in Transportation - 2003 versus Previous Five-Year Average (1998-2002)
1 Canadian-flag shipping accidents for vessels of 15 grt or more (excluding passenger vessels, passenger ferries and fishing vessels)per 1,000 movements.
2 Per exajoule.
3 Accidents other than crossing or trespasser accidents which occur on a main track or spur per million main-track train miles.
4 Canadian registered aircraft accidents (excluding ultralights, gliders, balloons and gyrocopters) per 100,000 hours.
More information on transportation safety in Canada is available from other federal government agencies who play a role in this area. The Internet links for the main organizations are as follows:
- Transport Canada
- National Energy Board
- Canadian Coast Guard
- Canadian Transportation Agency
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police
- Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
- National Defence
More information on transportation safety in selected countries is available on the following Internet sites:
- International Civil Aviation Organization
- International Maritime Organization
- International Transportation Safety Association
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