How Safe Is Your Way Of Traveling Summer Gray

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How Safe Is Your Way Of Traveling Summer Gray

  1. 1. How Safe is Your Way of Traveling?<br />Summer K.L. Gray<br />December 10, 2009<br />Pd. 1<br />
  2. 2. What is the probability of not dying on and airplane?<br />
  3. 3. What is the probability of not dying on and airplane (cont.)?<br />Total number of departures over the 10 year period is 114,810.<br />Total number of accidents over the 10 year period is 490.<br />Total fatalities is 1250.<br />In order to find the probability of not dying in and airplane one must first find the probability of dying in an airplane.<br />Approximately, 120 can fit in the coach section of a commercial plane.<br />Therefore, a person would have a 90.93% chance of NOT dying on and airplane between the years 1995 and 2005.<br />
  4. 4. What is the probability of dying in a Car or bicycle?<br />
  5. 5. What is the probability of dying in a Car or bicycle (cont.)?<br />The total number of deaths inside a vehicle is 223,834.<br />Total number of bicyclists deaths is 4230.<br />The probability of dying in a car is 98.1% and dying on a bicycle is .19%<br />
  6. 6. What is The Probability of dying on a train and Bus?<br />
  7. 7. What is The Probability of dying on a train and Bus (cont.)?<br />
  8. 8. What is The Probability of dying on a train and Bus (cont.)?<br />The total number of train fatalities from 2005 to 2008 is 75.<br />Therefore, the probability of dying is .66%<br />The total number of bus fatalities from 2005 to 2007 is 201. <br />Therefore, the probability of dying is .92%<br />
  9. 9. Conclusion<br />The safest method of traveling is by plane. <br />
  10. 10. Works Cited<br />http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/index.html<br />

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