FATAL ONE-VEHICLE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
ACCIDENT MORTEL DE LA ROUTE IMPLIQUANT UNE VOITURE DE PROMENADE SEULE
This study is the third of a series dealing with general causes of fatal traffic accidents. The selected 144 cases represent the ensemble of accidents that took place during 1968-1970 in Quebec. Human, vehicle, road and meteorological conditions and their interrelation were studied. The statistical analysis covers specific details of these accidents like the distribution of the age (26,5) and sex (5.6% female, 94.4% male) of the drivers, the number of deaths related to driving under the influence of alcohol (death 65%, alcohol 49%), road and weather conditions, circumstances of accidents (collisions as a result of high speed: 95%, prohibited passing: 10%), restriction and suspension of the driver license (6%), 16% of the cases were not in possession of a drivers license at all.
- Appears together with two other reports by the same author, under title "Fatal Accidents, study of causes (Accidents mortels, etude des causes).
Quebec Ministry of Transport, CanadaBureau of Automobile Vehicles
Quebec City, PQ Canada
- Dionne, P Y
- Publication Date: 1972-8
- Features: Figures; Tables;
- Pagination: 53 p.
- TRT Terms: Driver licenses; Drunk drivers; Drunk driving; Fatalities; Human factors; Passing; Probation; Single vehicle crashes; Speed; Statistical analysis; Vehicle characteristics; Weather
- Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology; Highways; Law; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00080808
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Mar 26 1975 12:00AM