Driver injury severity: an application of ordered probit models.

  title={Driver injury severity: an application of ordered probit models.},
  author={Kara M. Kockelman and Young-Jun Kweon},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  volume={34 3},
This paper describes the use of ordered probit models to examine the risk of different injury levels sustained under all crash types, two-vehicle crashes, and single-vehicle crashes. The results suggest that pickups and sport utility vehicles are less safe than passenger cars under single-vehicle crash conditions. In two-vehicle crashes, however, these vehicle types are associated with less severe injuries for their drivers and more severe injuries for occupants of their collision partners… CONTINUE READING
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