Tram accident

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A tram accident is any accident involving a tram.wikipedia
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Accident

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A tram accident is any accident involving a tram.

List of tram accidents

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This is a worldwide list of accidents involving trams (or streetcars in U.S English) in which there was significant damage to the tramcar, or involving severe injury or death to those in the tramcar.

Tram

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A tram accident is any accident involving a tram.

Public security

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The latter definition is more commonly used in public safety studies.

Environmentally friendly

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Tram systems are typically considered to be environmentally friendly, efficient and cost effective methods of transport within urban areas.

Transport

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Tram systems are typically considered to be environmentally friendly, efficient and cost effective methods of transport within urban areas.

Urban area

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Tram systems are typically considered to be environmentally friendly, efficient and cost effective methods of transport within urban areas.

Scientific literature

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Limited information on tram accidents exists in scientific literature.

Junction (rail)

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Tram derailments are often caused by damaged track, collisions with obstacles, junction failures, or excessive speed at a junction or curve.

Bicycle

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Cyclists may experience a loss of control if bicycle tires get jammed in tramway tracks.

Tire

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Cyclists may experience a loss of control if bicycle tires get jammed in tramway tracks.

Electrical injury

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More rarely, members of the public may also climb over a tram car, or in other ways get in contact with the electric conductors or other electric appliances of a tram, and receive an electric shock.

Gothenburg

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In Gothenburg, Sweden an estimated 60% of fatally injured victims were under the influence of alcohol. In Gothenburg, the incidence of non-fatal injuries was 3 per million tramcar-kilometres, and the mortality was 0.2 per million tramcar kilometres.

Sweden

Alcoholic drink

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In Gothenburg, Sweden an estimated 60% of fatally injured victims were under the influence of alcohol.

Sheffield

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In Sheffield, UK, cyclists appear to be the group at highest risk to be injured in tram accidents, followed by pedestrians and motor vehicle users. In Sheffield, less than one third of casualties had a fracture, and approximately every tenth injured person had a hospital admission.

United Kingdom

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In Sheffield, UK, cyclists appear to be the group at highest risk to be injured in tram accidents, followed by pedestrians and motor vehicle users.

Risk

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In Sheffield, UK, cyclists appear to be the group at highest risk to be injured in tram accidents, followed by pedestrians and motor vehicle users.

Pedestrian

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In Sheffield, UK, cyclists appear to be the group at highest risk to be injured in tram accidents, followed by pedestrians and motor vehicle users.

Bone fracture

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In Sheffield, less than one third of casualties had a fracture, and approximately every tenth injured person had a hospital admission.

Hospital

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In Sheffield, less than one third of casualties had a fracture, and approximately every tenth injured person had a hospital admission.

Incidence (epidemiology)

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In Gothenburg, the incidence of non-fatal injuries was 3 per million tramcar-kilometres, and the mortality was 0.2 per million tramcar kilometres.

Kilometre

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In Gothenburg, the incidence of non-fatal injuries was 3 per million tramcar-kilometres, and the mortality was 0.2 per million tramcar kilometres.

Mortality rate

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In Gothenburg, the incidence of non-fatal injuries was 3 per million tramcar-kilometres, and the mortality was 0.2 per million tramcar kilometres.