Enhanced crash investigation study - Report 1; overview and analysis of serious injury crashes - crash types, injury outcomes and contributing factors
reportposted 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.
Commissioned by: Transport Accident Commission
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