Two-vehicle side impact crashes: the relationship of vehicle and crash characteristics to injury severity.

@article{Farmer1997TwovehicleSI,
  title={Two-vehicle side impact crashes: the relationship of vehicle and crash characteristics to injury severity.},
  author={Charles M. Farmer and Elisa R. Braver and E L Mitter},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={1997},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={
          399-406
        }
}
Injury type and severity among front outboard occupants of passenger vehicles struck in the side by another passenger vehicle and recorded in the United States National Accident Sampling System Crashworthiness Data System were examined in relation to the location of impact, the angle of impact, occupant gender and age, seat belt use, the weight and body style of the side-impacted vehicle, and the weight and body style of the striking vehicle. Elderly occupants were three times as likely as… CONTINUE READING

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