Deprivation and Road Safety
Author(s): Noland, Robert
All authors:
Noland, R.
Publication year: 2010
Published in:
VREF, Smaller Project 2006-16
Research theme: Traffic Safety, Walking and Cycling
Keywords:
database analysis, deprivation, traffic fatalities, London, New Jersey
Type:
Final Report
Summary:
The overall objective of this project was to examine in more detail associations between area-based deprivation and road casualties. In particular, this project examined associations between deprivation and specific sub-categories of pedestrian and cyclist casualties. These included different levels of casualty severity (fatal, serious, and slight), whether the crash took place in darkness, and for pedestrians, young and older age cohorts, and the location of the pedestrian in or near the road (on refuges, footways or verges, and crossings).
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