Factors Associated with Use of Road Safety Precautions among Boda Boda Cyclists in Kawempe Division- Kampala District
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Road Traffic crashes (RTCs) are the most important cause of all unintentional injuries and constitute a major health problem worldwide. Motor cycle crashes are associated with a wide spectrum of injuries with head injury as the leading cause of death. In Uganda, they contribute 15% of all RTCs, 14.5% of head injuries, 10% of chest injuries and 15% of injuries to upper and lower limb. They are also responsible for 25% of all traffic crash injuries admitted in Mulago Hospital. Limited Information is available about factors associated with use of road safety precautions among Boda Boda cyclists.