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Risk of disasters in transport

Authors: Rune Elvik
Report nr: 417/1999
ISBN: 82-480-0076-1
Language: Norwegian
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The report contains an estimate of the annual frequency of disasters in transport. A disaster is defined as an accident in which more than 20 people are killed. The frequency of disasters is estimated to 1 in 11 years for air transport, 1 in 25 years for maritime travel, 1 in 100 years for rail transport and 1 in about 46,500 years for road transport.


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