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Effects of new urban motorway infrastructure on road traffic accidents in the local area: a retrospective longitudinal study in Scotland

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The M74 motorway extension, Glasgow, opened in June 2011. One justification for construction was an expectation that it would reduce road traffic accidents (RTAs) on local non-motorway roads. This study evaluated the impact of the extension on the number of RTAs, stratifying by accident severity.Data for the period 1997-2014 were extracted from a UK database of reported RTAs involving a personal injury. RTA severity was defined by the level of injury: minor, severe or fatal. RTAs were assigne...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/jech-2016-207378

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Grant:
Public Health Research programme (project number 11/3005/07
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Journal website
Volume:
70
Issue:
11
Pages:
1088-1095
Publication date:
2016-06-08
Acceptance date:
2016-04-20
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
Pmid:
27279082
Source identifiers:
628071
Language:
English
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pubs:628071
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uuid:628d39bd-0c45-4a3c-a6d1-40cfd3fd8b54
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pubs:628071
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2016-10-17

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