Investigation on occupant injury severity in rear-end crashes involving trucks as the front vehicle in Beijing area, China

@inproceedings{Yuan2017InvestigationOO,
  title={Investigation on occupant injury severity in rear-end crashes involving trucks as the front vehicle in Beijing area, China},
  author={Quan Yuan and Meng S Lu and Athanasios Theofilatos and Yi-bing Li},
  booktitle={Chinese journal of traumatology = Zhonghua chuang shang za zhi},
  year={2017}
}
PURPOSE Rear-end crashes attribute to a large portion of total crashes in China, which lead to many casualties and property damage, especially when involving commercial vehicles. This paper aims to investigate the critical factors for occupant injury severity in the specific rear-end crash type involving trucks as the front vehicle (FV). METHODS This paper investigated crashes occurred from 2011 to 2013 in Beijing area, China and selected 100 qualified cases i.e., rear-end crashes involving… CONTINUE READING