Pattern of motorcycle injuries sustained by motorcyclists in Victoria 1974-75

As in most countries motorcycle injuries and fatalities (2.4% Annually) represent a serious threat to the youth of Australia. This survey in Victoria outlines the pattern of injuries sustained by motorcyclists and highlights the high percentage (73%) of serious local injuries to the lower extremity. The protective value of the full head and face helmet is confirmed. The views of motorcyclist victims on preventive safety measures and the recent steps taken by authorities to lessen accident and injury are outlined.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 41-8
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01440419
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 24 2012 10:57PM