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TitleA note on the central stories of fatal and other cyclist accidents in Adelaide
AuthorsHutchinson TP, Lindsay VL
Year2010
TypeJournal Article
AbstractCases in a routine (police) database and in an at scene in-depth database were used to try to identify a central story for cyclist accidents. Four types of event accounted for 28 of the 37 fatal cases. These four types were same direction, motor vehicle into rear of cycle; same direction, side swipe; cyclist turned or swerved unexpectedly into path of motor vehicle; and cyclist emerged unexpectedly into path of vehicle from an intersection or footway.
Journal TitleJournal of the Australasian College of Road Safety
Journal Volume (Issue)21(3)
Page Range12-14
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Reference
Hutchinson TP, Lindsay VL (2010) 'A note on the central stories of fatal and other cyclist accidents in Adelaide', Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 21(3), pp 12-14.