The Russians have called the most dangerous form of public transport

© Photo : press-service of traffic police of the Saratov oblastima the scene of an accident with a bus. Archive photoThe Russians have called the most dangerous form of public transport© Photo : press-service of traffic police of the Saratov region

Almost half (47%) of Russians believe that the most dangerous form of transport are the bus, more than one third (38%) — plane follows from the study of the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM) at the disposal of RIA Novosti.

According to the study, the most dangerous form of public transport 47% of respondents called the taxi. Among Muscovites and residents of St. Petersburg this is a higher percentage — 59%. According to 38% of respondents, the most dangerous mode of transport is the plane. Almost a quarter of respondents — 23% — believe the most dangerous means of transportation intercity bus, 17% of ground public transport.

In addition, the survey showed that public transport is the Russians are the most popular. So, 74% of respondents over the past year, use the surface public transport (bus, trolleybus, tram), 63% traveled during this time by bus, 42% for intercity bus. In addition, 32% of respondents over the past year, traveled on the subway, 25% train, 23% — on the train.

The main cause of concern when traveling on the bus 31% of respondents who last year used this form of transport, the accident caused by the driver. According to the study, 30% of passengers are afraid of flights from-for bad technical condition of the vehicle. In addition, 33% traveling by subway, the fear of terrorist acts in the subway.

The initiative Russian opinion «polls-Sputnik» held on November 9, 2018 among 1600 Russians at the age from 18 years through telephone interviews. For a given sample size the maximum error with 95% probability does not exceed 2.5%.

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