Table 1

‚ÄÉTotal human costs of road crashes resulting in driver and/or passenger casualties, 1998 (millions of rands)

Cost componentSlight injurySerious injuryFatalTotal
44% of the administrative, legal, and other costs associated with these crashes are assumed to be human costs.5
Loss of output3128516351951
Pain and suffering124328105557
Hospital/medical and funeral2523191347
Other437329145
Total22391718603000