• Business, Engineering
  • Published 2000

The Crash Involvement of Interstate Drivers in Queensland

  title={The Crash Involvement of Interstate Drivers in Queensland},
  author={J. Andrew Hansen and Barry C. Watson and Jeffrey Wilks},
Previous research has suggested that driving interstate is more hazardous than driving in one’s home state. However, the increased risk does not appear to be due to greater risk-taking by these drivers, but due to the greater distances they travel, particularly on rural roads, and associated problems such as fatigue. To further examine this issue, an analysis was undertaken of all reported crashes involving interstate drivers that occurred in Queensland between 1993 and 1998. During this period… CONTINUE READING