The Pattern of Road Traffic Crashes in South East Iran

In this study, the authors examine the epidemiology of road traffic crashes in South East Iran. Their cross-sectional study captures data from 2398 motor vehicle crashes in Sistan & Bluchestan province between March 2009 and March 2010. Data is collected for the following areas: demographics, the type of crash, type of involved vehicle, location of crash and factors contributing to the crash. The study shows collisions with other vehicles or objects to contribute the highest percentage of motor vehicle crashes. The most important causal factors include careless driving, violating traffic laws, speeding, and sleep deprivation/fatigue. The authors suggest that education should accompany traffic law enforcement in order to reduced motor vehicle crashes.


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  • Accession Number: 01600825
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 4 2016 11:17AM