The Road Accident Research Unit at The University of Adelaide with the support of The Federal Office of Road Safety has conducted a study into the relationship between vehicle travelling speed and the incidence of fatal pedestrian collisions in South Australia.
Vehicle travelling speed was found to be a very important factor in fatal pedestrian collisions. It was also found that even small decreases in vehicle travelling speeds could have prevented a large number of pedestrian fatalities.
Volume 1 of the full report is available as an
Adobe Acrobat PDF file (716KB)
This volume contains the method and results.
Volume 2 of the full report is also available as an
Adobe Acrobat PDF file (2MB)
This volume contains individual case details.
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