Investigation of the effect of tourism on road crashes

  title={Investigation of the effect of tourism on road crashes},
  author={Vasileios Bellos and Apostolos Ziakopoulos and George Yannis},
  journal={Journal of Transportation Safety \& Security},
  pages={782 - 799}
Abstract The objective of this study is the investigation of the effect of tourism on road crashes. For this purpose, police data on road crashes in Greece for the 5-year period of 2011 to 2015 were collected by the research team and subsequently underwent processing to locate the contributing factors that characterize road crashes, that is, the nationality of the driver, the season, the purpose of traveling and the region, and assign them as independent variables. Negative binomial regression… 

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