accident rates


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accident rates

accidents are common in sport, particularly in contact sports, and result in a significant workload for hospital A&E departments. Currently there are 20 million sports injuries in the UK each year, 50% of them football related, at an estimated cost in treatment and lost productivity of £1 billion.
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Over the five years 2009-2013, the industry has shown improvement in both accident rates and fatalities, although year-to-year comparisons may fluctuate.
They believe the new regulations will cut accident rates and raise driving standards.
ACCIDENT rates have dropped for an ambulance service after it installed on-board CCTV to improve road safety.
THE North East of England has seen the biggest increase in accident rates for those killed and seriously injured on our roads in 2012.
eu, where 60,000 pre-licence kids have already been trained - and once they get on the road accident rates decline dramatically.
THE pioneering SEAT Young Driver programme is proving to have a positive effect on accident rates among its participants.
SEAT'S pioneering Young Driver programme is proving to have a positive effect on accident rates among its participants.
In urban areas, the ban was associated with a relative decrease in accident rates over a seven-year period.
While most regions improved their accident rates, the Middle East and North Africa region saw it worsen to 2.
The negative binomial model is used to account for large variability among the accident rates on different intersections.
Accident rates have improved in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, Asia Pacific and Africa while the safety rate in North America remained flat.
Summary: Allowing hard-shoulder running, where drivers can use the hard shoulder of motorways during peak times, has cut accident rates.

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