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(Traffic and Transport News Blog)
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Pedestrian falls are not recorded in crash data and could be forgotten when undertaking road safety audits. Falls are, however, recorded in Hospital Admissions Data. In Western Australia this data has indicated that:
Looking out for these hazards when undertaking audits and including them in the audit report can help reduce the incidence of falls on our paths and the associated injuries, hospitalisations and fatalities.
David Wilkins, Principal & Senior Traffic Engineer.