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Road Accident In Depth Studies

7 March 2017

The methodology and initial findings for the Road Accident In Depth Studies (RAIDS) Programme: RAIDS Phase 1 Report are now available

This report provides an overview of the RAIDS programme and describes the aims of the in-depth data collection, the sampling strategy, and a high level overview of the data collected during the first phase.

It should be recognised that RAIDS is an evidence base – a resource that can be used to investigate and answer a wide range of research questions. The RAIDS database is already being successfully used by a range of research projects, each with specific research questions.

As data collection continues into a second phase, sample sizes will increase, enabling research questions to be answered more robustly and allowing improvements that ensure that the data collected are able to address tomorrow’s research questions.

The full report from TRL can be downloaded here.