Location and other risk factors in crashes

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This information sheet reports results of a study into the risk factors of vehicle crashes given a crash has occurred in terms of whether it results in the death of a person involved. Factors include vehicle type and age, whether a restraint or helmet was worn, nature of crash, time of day and location-specific factors such as the built-up or rural character of an area, the distance to high-care emergency medical facility and environmental conditions i.e. sunrise, sunset or night-time.