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The heavy vehicle study: a case-control study investigating risk factors for crash in long distance heavy vehicle drivers in Australia

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BACKGROUND: Heavy vehicle transportation continues to grow internationally; yet crash rates are high, and the risk of injury and death extends to all road users. The work environment for the heavy vehicle driver poses many challenges; conditions such as scheduling and payment are proposed risk factors for crash, yet the precise measure of these needs quantifying. Other risk factors such as sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnoea have been shown to increase crash risk in motor vehic...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2458-10-162

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Stevenson, M More by this author
Sharwood, LN More by this author
Elkington, J More by this author
Meuleners, L More by this author
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Australian Research Council More from this funder
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government More from this funder
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Main Roads Western Australia More from this funder
National Transport Commission More from this funder
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 162
Publication date:
2010
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ISSN:
1471-2458
URN:
uuid:49f2b081-e36f-4a49-af17-07299b499337
Source identifiers:
383542
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pubs:383542

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