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Enhanced crash investigation study - Report 1; overview and analysis of serious injury crashes - crash types, injury outcomes and contributing factors

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posted on 2022-12-20, 09:17 authored by Michael Fitzharris, Michael Lenne, Bruce Corben, Tandy Pok Arundell, Sujanie Peiris, Sara Liu, Amanda Stephens, Mark Fitzgerald, Rodney Judson, Diana Bowman, Clay Gabler, Andrew MorrisAndrew Morris, Claes Tingvall

This report provides the rationale for the ECIS program, and a description of the study methods and key findings. Findings include details of the crashes and injury outcomes overall and by crash type, an analysis of contributing factors for both crash occurrence and injury severity, and a detailed examination of the safety of Victoria’s road transport system as it applies to drivers and occupants of passenger vehicles. This Report aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of serious injury crashes. The findings form the basis of identifying future road safety countermeasures aimed at eliminating serious injuries. 

Funding

Commissioned by: Transport Accident Commission

History

School

  • Design and Creative Arts

Department

  • Design

Pages

1 - 232

Citation

Fitzharris MP, Corben B, Lenné MG, Pok Arundell T, Peiris S, Liu S, Stephens A, Fitzgerald M, Judson R, Bowman DM, Gabler HC, Morris A, Tingvall, C. Overview and analysis of serious injury crashes – crash types, injury outcomes and contributing factors, ECIS Report 1. Monash University Accident Research Centre, Report 346; Clayton; 2022.

Publisher

Monash University

Version

  • VoR (Version of Record)

Rights holder

© Monash University

Publisher statement

Reproduced with permission of the publisher.

Publication date

2020-11-20

ISBN

9781925413137

ISSN

1835-4815

Book series

MUARC 343

Language

  • en

Depositor

Prof Andrew Morris Deposit date: 27 November 2020