Location and other risk factors in crashes

Publication Type:
Information Sheet 97

Publication Subject(s):

Department ID:
INFA 3556

ISBN:
978-1-925701-25-8

ISSN:
1440-9593

Release Date:
June 2018

This information sheet reports results of a study into the risk factors of vehicle crashes given a crash has occurred in terms of whether it results in the death of a person involved. Factors include vehicle type and age, whether a restraint or helmet was worn, nature of crash, time of day and location-specific factors such as the built-up or rural character of an area, the distance to high-care emergency medical facility and environmental conditions i.e. sunrise, sunset or night-time.

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