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Term of the Road Dictionary

fatality [person]

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Road Safety
  • Definition : Human death resulting from an accident or death within thirty days of a road accident [UN/ECE]. Note: correction coefficients as proposed by each relevant country are applied to absolute values for persons killed in an accident to conform with the common definition of “persons killed in thirty days as from the day of the accident”.
  • Synonyms : road casualty [person]

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