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Table 4 Distribution of vulnerable road user fatalities and injuries by variable including the classification of each variable

From: Safety, mobility and comfort assessment methodologies of intelligent transport systems for vulnerable road users

Variable Classification Pedestrians Cyclists (multiple vehicle) Moped riders (multiple vehicle) Motorcyclists (multiple vehicle)
Fatalities (%) Injuries (%) Fatalities (%) Injuries (%) Fatalities (%) Injuries (%) Fatalities (%) Injuries (%)
Road type Motorway 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 3%
Rural 28% 9% 48% 15% 48% 16% 56% 24%
Urban 68% 91% 52% 85% 52% 84% 40% 73%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Weather conditions Normal 88% 77% 91% 90% 93% 90% 94% 9%
Adverse 12% 23% 9% 10% 7% 10% 6% 91%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Lighting conditions Daylight 49% 65% 78% 86% 69% 79% 82% 82%
Night 51% 35% 22% 14% 31% 21% 18% 18%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Location Intersection 19% 32% 40% 65% 41% 46% 41% 54%
Link 81% 68% 60% 35% 59% 54% 59% 46%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Age <15 years 4% 8% 4% 12% 3% 3% 0% 1%
15–17 years 2% 10% 3% 6% 19% 32% 3% 4%
18—64 years 50% 70% 51% 69% 56% 62% 93% 92%
65+ years 44% 12% 42% 13% 22% 3% 4% 3%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
  1. Calculated based on EC 2014 [4] and CARE database [1]