Relative Risk of Fatal Injury in “High-Performance-Small-Motorcycle” Crashes in Malaysia

Pang, Toh Yen and Radin Sohadi, Radin Umar and Abdul Aziz, Azhar (2001) Relative Risk of Fatal Injury in “High-Performance-Small-Motorcycle” Crashes in Malaysia. Journal Crash Prevention and Injury Control, 2 (4). pp. 307-315. ISSN 1028-6586

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This study present and analysis of injuries (severe and fatal) sustained by “High-Performance-Small-Motorcycle” users in Malaysia and establishes the relationship between fatality risk and human factors, exposure and vehicle factors resulting from motorcycle crashes. From the data gathered a statistical model based on logistic regression modeling technique has been developed. Five variables found to have a significant influence on fatality risk (p<0.05) were age, location sites, engine capacity, object/vehicle struck and collision types.

Item Type:Article
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Engineering
Publisher:Taylor & Francis
DOI Number:10.1080/10286580108902574
ID Code:725
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