CR 119: Description of Fatal Crashes Involving Various Causal Variables (1993)


This report comprises quantitative analyses of the 1988 FORS Fatality File and reviews of original documentation to provide descriptions of the role of the following causal variables in fatal crashes: fatigue, speeding, alcohol (>.05 and less than .15, >.15), young (17-20 and 21-25) and elderly roadusers (>65). The 1988 Fatality File, contains details of each of the 2560 fatal crashes, resulting in 2875 fatalities that occurred in Australia in that year.

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Type: Research and Analysis Report
Sub Type: Consultant Report
Author(s): N. Haworth and G. Rechnitzer
Topics: Crash data, Fatality
Publication Date: 01/02/93