Saturday, March 23, 2013

Cycling Ride2School Deaths Fatalities How Cyclists Die Bicycle Victoria's Report into Cycle Deaths 2002


The types of fatal crash


Five types of crashes make up the majority (68%) of reported fatal cycle crashes on Victorian roads from 1991-2001.


Type (DCA Category#)
Proportion of fatal crashes
Hit from behind (130)
24.0%
Entering a road from a driveway or footpath (147/8)
16.0%
Cross traffic (right angles) (110)
10.4%
Head on (120)
9
Lane change right (134)
8.8%
#Police use the Definition for Classifying Accidents (DCA) when reporting the geometry and circumstance of a crash.


(nb this does not include Bicycle Alone Fall Fatalities DCA 174) PD RSA

Bicycle Victoria's Report into Cycle Deaths in Victoria (2002)


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