Traffic accidents

Alternate Term Label:
Car accidents
Motor vehicle accidents
Road accidents
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Safety on Victoria's roads—regional road barriers

This audit examines whether Victoria’s regional road barriers program has met its intended safety outcomes.
Journal article

The impact of road advertising signs on driver behaviour and implications for road safety: a critical systematic review

While roadside advertising is often identified as a potential source of distraction, it has received less attention compared to other types of distractions such as texting or calling while driving. Therefore, this study focused on the impact of roadside advertising signs on driver behaviour and...
Journal article

Risk factors of mobile phone use while driving in Queensland: prevalence, attitudes, crash risk perception, and task-management strategies

This study investigates characteristics of usage, risk factors, compensatory strategies in use and characteristics of high-frequency offenders of mobile phone use while driving.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Do many more people die by suicide than in road accidents?

Lifeline Australia chairman John Brogden claims Australia's road toll has decreased significantly to less than half the number of deaths by suicide.
Journal article

Understanding the roles of remoteness and Indigenous status in rural and remote road trauma in North Queensland: using a mixed-methods approach

This study aims to identify and compare the circumstances leading to (proximal causation) and social determinants of (distal causation) crashes of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in these regions and their relation to remoteness.
Annual Report

Social cost of road crashes and injuries: 2018 update

This is an annual update of the Social Cost of Road Crashes and Injuries statistics published by the New Zealand Ministry of Transport. This update provides estimates of the average social costs per injury and per crash at June 2018 prices. The update accounts for...
Discussion paper

Motor accident injury insurance and automated vehicles: discussion paper

This paper identifies elements within existing motor accident injury insurance schemes that may act as barriers to accessing compensation for personal injuries or death caused by an automated driving system. The paper discusses how these schemes, or alternative insurance models, could provide cover for injuries...
Report

Inquiry into the National Road Safety Strategy 2011–2020

This inquiry focused on the current road system’s safety, while recognising that modal shifts in transport, urban planning, technology, data, users, usage and cultural factors can and will be important. It was felt that the existing road transport system will predominate for at least another...
Evaluation

Outcome evaluation of icare lifetime care Community Participation Grants: final report

This is an outcomes evaluation of arts and sports projects for people with disability. The projects are funded by icare lifetime care, the NSW government agency that provides support to people who were injured in a motor vehicle accident.
Fact sheet

Hospitalised injury due to land transport crashes

This fact sheet focuses on hospitalised cases where a person was injured in an unintentional crash involving types of transport that operate on land.