From statistics on traffic accidents it is shown that aged pedestrians sustain fatal injuries in an above average number of accidents. Of 969 pedestrian accidents occurring in the hannover district in 1973, 23% involved persons over 60 years of age. The aim of this paper is to show the bodily effects resulting from collisions between pedestrians and vehicle of older people, what are the typical injury types and what grade of injury results as compared with those of younger people. /TRRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Meeting on Biomechanics of Injury.
  • Corporate Authors:

    IRCOBI (International Research Council on the Biokinetics of Impacts)

    109 Avenue Salvador Allende
    Bron CEDEX,   France  F-69675
  • Authors:
    • Gotzen, L
    • SUREN, E G
    • Behrens, S
    • Richter, K
    • Stuertz, G
  • Publication Date: 1976-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 81-91
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00148054
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institute for Road Safety Research, SWOV
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1977 12:00AM