Motorcycle accident causation and identification of countermeasures in Thailand: volume I: Bangkok study

A total of 723 on-scene, in-depth accident-involved motorcycles were investigated in Bangkok between December 30, 1998 and December 29, 1999. Approximately 97 per cent of all cases were investigated at the accident location while vehicles, drivers and police were still present. The remainders were investigated within a few hours of the accident. Each investigation was conducted by a team of investigators trained in motorcycle accident investigation and analysis. After the initial investigation, the information collected was analyzed to provide a complete reconstruction of events before, during and after the collision. One week after the accident, investigators returned to the accident scene, where they observed, counted and recorded information about motorcycles and other traffic passing accident scenes. Several months later, they returned to the accident area to conduct interviews with riders who stopped at petrol stations near the accident scene. Such "exposure data" provided a comparison of accident-involved riders to the larger population of riders who were exposed to similar accident risks (by using the same roadways under similar conditions), but who were not involved in an accident. Comparisons between accident and exposure populations helped define the differences between accident-involved riders and others.

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    Chulalongkorn University

  • Authors:
    • Kasantikul, V
  • Publication Date: 2001-9


  • English

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  • Pagination: 322p

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  • Accession Number: 01386868
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 9741314922
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 22 2012 9:53PM