Overview and analysis of crash types, injury outcomes and contributing factors

The Enhanced Crash Investigation Study (ECIS) was designed to provide insight into how crashes occur and then using this information, identify measures that would be effective in preventing occupants of vehicles being seriously injured in the event of a crash. This report is the first in a series of four and provides an overview of the key features of ECIS and high-level findings. Focus areas for this report are: 1. Overview of the ECIS program and rationale;2. Description of the ECIS study design and data collection; 3. Description of crashes and associated injury severity outcomes; 3. Contribution factors for crash occurrence and injury outcomes; 4. An assessment of the safety performance of Victoria's road transport system as it applies to passenger vehicle crashes against an inherently safe road transport system. The goal in undertaking this research was to identify opportunities to improve road safety in Victoria.

Media Info

  • Pagination: 232p
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 343

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01763394
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB Group Limited
  • ISBN: 9781925413
  • Files: ITRD, ATRI
  • Created Date: Feb 4 2021 10:44AM