Approximately 93 percent of the eligible RDRs were found to be not preventable crashes
by the motor carrier, the agency found.
'Lagos and Niger recorded 45 crashes
each,'' FRSC said in the report.
'Out of the total of 1,099 vehicles involved in road crashes
in September, cars accounted for 366 representing 33 per cent.
Urbanized areas such as Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati had much higher risk in vehicle crashes
than other regions in Ohio, the study shows
As described in the literatures, most studies regarding HR crashes
focused on identifying fleeing vehicles or factors contributing to the occurrence of HR crashes
, but relatively few literatures discussed factors affecting the severities of HR crashes
For each crash in the dataset, the researchers selected two 30-minute traffic data (six five-minute intervals) without crashes
from the crash-free days during the same period.
There were 36 taxi crashes
in the area in 2014 according to figures from the Department for Transport, 20 per cent higher than the 224 in 2013.
Lifetime medical costs for motor vehicle crashes
that occurred in 2012 totaled $18 billion, the report stated, and lifetime work lost due to the 2012 crashes
totaled an estimated $33 billion.
Data released by the MVA Fund showed a notable decline in crashes
The authors use a data base of police reports on all car crashes
in Utah from 1992 through 2005, and link them to hospital admissions and bankruptcy cases.
This study examined a sample of truck crashes
over a five-year period in relation to different environmental factors, and used a model to determine crash severity outcomes.
Data for the study came from two national information systems sources sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: the 2007 National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drug Use by Drivers and the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), a repository of investigation data for all crashes
that resulted in at least one fatality within 30 days of the crash and that occurred on a public road.