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Fuel prices and road deaths: Motorcyclists are different

Zhang, Tong; Burke, Paul

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This study estimates the effect of gasoline prices on road deaths by vehicle mode using annual data for 62 countries for 2000–2018 and all states of the United States (US) for 1998–2018. Higher gasoline prices are associated with fewer overall road deaths. The proportional effect on motorcyclist deaths tends to be smaller or even have the opposite sign, especially in countries that are not highly dependent on motorcycles. For the US, a positive effect of gasoline prices on motorcyclist deaths...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021-11
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/248283
Source: Accident Analysis and Prevention
DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2021.106396
Access Rights: Open Access

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