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Truck crashes by industry sector

Wishart, Darren E., Manderson, Jane L., Murray, Will, & Smith, Nariida C. (2004) Truck crashes by industry sector. Austroads, Sydney, NSW.

Abstract

Better information on crash involvement and safety performance by different sectors of the trucking industry is needed to provide a more objective basis for policy analysis. At staged study first investigated the availability and applicability of insurance data for analysis of truck crash involvement by industry sector. It then obtained and analysed insurance data to provide information on crash involvement by industry sector and, where possible, crash location Results of analysis of the data are reported. The study concludes with comments on the strengths and weaknesses of these types of data sets for study purposes and some remarks on the challenges in using this data and opportunities the data could provide for analysis.

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ID Code: 8953
Item Type: Book
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see hypertext link) or contact the author. Author contact details: d.wishart@qut.edu.au
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ISBN: 0 85588 700 1
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BANKING FINANCE AND INVESTMENT (150200) > Insurance Studies (150204)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (111705)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > STATISTICS (010400) > Applied Statistics (010401)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Austroads Inc.
Deposited On: 10 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:32

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