Analysis of factors that increase motorcycle rider risk compared to car driver risk.

@article{Keall2012AnalysisOF,
  title={Analysis of factors that increase motorcycle rider risk compared to car driver risk.},
  author={Michael Keall and Stuart Newstead},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2012},
  volume={49},
  pages={23-9}
}
As in other parts of the Western world, there is concern in New Zealand about increasing popularity of motorcycles because of potential increases in road trauma. This study sought to identify important factors associated with increased risk for motorcyclists to inform potential policy approaches to reduce motorcyclist injury, such as changes to motorcyclist licensing, training and education. Using data extracted from a register of all New Zealand licensed motor vehicles that were matched to… CONTINUE READING