Passenger carriage and car crash injury: a comparison between younger and older drivers.

  title={Passenger carriage and car crash injury: a comparison between younger and older drivers.},
  author={Lawrence T. Lam and Robyn Norton and Mark Woodward and Jennie Connor and Shanthi Ameratunga},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  volume={35 6},
This study was conducted to investigate the effects of passenger carriage, including the number of passengers and the ages of passengers, on the risk of car crash injury. The study utilised data obtained from a case-control study conducted in the Auckland region of New Zealand between 1998 and 1999. Cases were car drivers who involved in crashes in which at least one occupant was hospitalised or killed. Controls were selected from a cluster random sample of car drivers on the roads in the same… CONTINUE READING

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